By Charlesworth Author Services on December 06, 2018

Charlesworth Knowledge: Easily accessible training-on-demand for Chinese researchers

The Charlesworth Group offers a flexible learning solution for busy early career researchers in China: short, easily-accessible video presentations on important research and skills topics that are available for views on mobile within WeChat.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 05, 2018

Charlesworth Knowledge on the Silk Road

 

Charlesworth Knowledge recently presented a series of author training sessions in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The number of young researchers within this region is growing year-on-year and more-and-more experienced academics are returning from studies and positions internationally. This translates to more-and-more early career researchers (ECRs) interested in developing the skills they need to further their careers and be successful in academic publishing.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 27, 2018

Motivating and empowering young researchers

Our team from Charlesworth Knowledge, the author education service provided by The Charlesworth Group, delivered a very successful series of researcher workshops last week at universities in Spain.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 07, 2019

Received a rejection letter? Don’t take it to heart as this is not always what it seems

No one likes getting rejection letters. Sadly, however, these are a fact of academic life; papers sent out to journals and grant applications are more likely to be rejected than accepted (or funded), especially if you are doing what you should be doing and aiming high with initial manuscript submissions (trying to get your work published in the best possible journals).

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 25, 2018

Three useful tips for writing: How to beat the block

In addition to teaching you how to construct and write more effective scientific articles, Charlesworth Knowledge can also help you to prepare yourself to write.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 06, 2018

What to Include in Your Acknowledgments Section

Most academic papers have many people who have helped in some way in the preparation of the written version or the research itself. This could be someone from a sponsoring institution, a funding body, other researchers, or even family, friends or colleagues who have helped in the preparation.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 27, 2017

Academic Repositories: What are they?

A ‘repository’ is where items (or data) are stored. A digital repository is a place for storing any documents, files or data online. So, what is an academic repository?

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 25, 2017

Reforming Research and Publication Methods

Reforming research and publication methods

Nature proposes a new type of research paper  to encourage researchers to strive for reliable and reproducible results rather than simply acceptance and publication in high-impact journals.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 25, 2017

Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Academic Publishing

Artificial intelligence is used increasingly in everday life. So what impact will it have in the workplace and in the scientific publishing industry?

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 27, 2017

How to Avoid Article Retraction

We will look at some of the causes of article retractions, how you can prevent retractions and provide useful resources for further information.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 24, 2017

Our quality control ensures your paper is edited to the highest standard

Whilst many authors may know freelance editors or colleagues who can help them with their English language editing, here are just some of the benefits of using a professional editing service company.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 21, 2018

What has happened to Beall's List?

In recent weeks, Beall’s List of so-called predatory Open Access publishers has been taken down, leading to much discussion online as to why this has happened.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 09, 2017

How we can help you get published

What is the English language editing service? We edit your paper using native speakers of English to ensure that it is grammatically correct and reads well to native speakers of English. In addition to this, we make sure that your article adheres to the guidelines of your selected journal, or adheres to the standards required by leading international English-language journals.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 08, 2016

What is Self-Plagiarism?

Self-plagiarism is a worry to many authors and researchers. Often, they are unsure what self-plagiarism is or how to avoid it.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 07, 2017

Ethical considerations in scientific and scholarly publishing

Authorship involves not only credit for the work but also accountability. It is this idea of credit and accountability which determines the need for ethical considerations to be made in scholarly publishing and, more specifically, scientific publishing.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on July 11, 2017

Authorship of academic papers

Carrying out research studies and then writing up the research results often involve many participants. Some (or all) of these may be considered to be ‘authors’ and appear in the list of authors connected with the final paper, but it is important to think about who actually constitutes an ‘author’.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on July 11, 2016

NSB Science & Engineering Indicators 2016

The NSB Science & Engineering Indicators 2016 report reveals that authors based in the US were responsible for 18.8% of global scientific output in 2015, while China-based authors accounted for 18.2%.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 17, 2019

Authorship, and the role of the ‘corresponding author’

It is important to acknowledge the people involved in compiling and writing your research. Many journals now require authors to acknowledge not only the authors who were involved in writing up the research, but also any individuals who contributed to the research in some way. These are know as authorship and contributorship

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