By Charlesworth Author Services on July 10, 2019

Lessons from the journal editorial office: Can I make changes to a paper once it’s been submitted?

Is it possible to make changes to an article once it's been submitted to a journal? Not really. Authorship is also very hard to change.

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By G Dyke on July 10, 2019

The Charlesworth Knowledge 12-step programme to enhance your public speaking and presentation skills

Don’t just roll the dice. One of the most important skills you can learn as an early-career researcher is how to give an effective research talk, lecture, or presentation in front of an audience. Sign up for our next webinars on Tuesday 30th July! 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on July 04, 2019

Confused about Plan S and Open Access publishing? Don’t worry: You now have time

Plan S has now been delayed by a year, with the formal starting point for mandates now January 2021.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on July 02, 2019

Motivations to publish vary by career stage as well between researchers

Learn about why it's important to publish your academic research with Charlesworth Knowledge

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By Charlesworth Author Services on July 01, 2019

One bad apple or a rotten barrel? Snow White and the seven dwarfs (of peer review) revisited

 

Is it really true that one rotten apple can spoil the whole barrel? In the case of peer review, yes. Charlesworth Knowledge peer review training can help you get the most out of this opportunity.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 25, 2019

Enhance your academic reputation and connections with an ORCID iD

 

Do you have an ORCID researcher identification number? If not, then we recommend you get one

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 24, 2019

Make-or-break communication with journal editors: Why a well-written and effective ‘response to reviews’ document is important when submitting your paper to a journal

We provide an extensive series of training courses and documentation via our education service Charlesworth Knowledge to help you survive the peer review process.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 19, 2019

Positive communication with a journal editor can make or break your submission: Why a well-written and effective ‘covering letter’ is important when submitting your paper to a journal

We are often asked at our Charlesworth Knowledge author training workshops: Why should I bother to write a ‘covering letter’ when submitting my paper to a journal?

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 17, 2019

Don’t be an academic Mozart: Write it down!

Many academics reach the ends of their careers with lots of ideas and tonnes of unfinished work. What happens to all these ideas? Often the answer is nothing.

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By G Dyke on June 14, 2019

Learn to avoid ‘predatory’ academic conferences with Charlesworth Knowledge

Are you sure that the conference you plan to attend is really all that it appears to be? We’ve recently seen an upsurge in the number of ‘predatory’ academic conferences.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 13, 2019

Tips from the editorial office: Ethics in peer review

A recent horror story from a journal editorial office highlights some of the ethical pitfalls of (non)constructive peer review.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 12, 2019

Don’t just sit and wait for peer reviews to come back: Write to editors and get involved!

Write to an editor if you feel too much time has passed between submission and the return of reviews.

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By G Dyke on June 11, 2019

Charlesworth Knowledge in Beijing: Questions and feedback from our author education workshops

Our team just completed a 10-day tour of university departments and medical schools in the Chinese cities of Beijing and Shenyang, helping young researchers to write and publish their papers more effectively and develop their communication skills in English.

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By G Dyke on June 06, 2019

Prepare for your next academic conference with Charlesworth Knowledge

 

Sign up for our next webinar on Tuesday June 25th @ 10:00am or @ 14:00pm BST and learn about planning for an academic conference. These events can be HUGE networking opportunities that can make or break careers.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 05, 2019

What’s the difference between a ‘review paper’ and a ‘regular article’? It seems easier to write and publish a ‘review paper’

The difference between a ‘review’ and a ‘regular’ research paper is one of the most common questions we are asked during our Charlesworth Knowledge paper writing workshops.

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By The Charlesworth Group on May 28, 2019

Hindawi Limited partners with The Charlesworth Group to collaborate with academic researchers in China

Hindawi is working with The Charlesworth Group to provide the academic community in China with researcher resources and information.

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By The Charlesworth Group on May 25, 2019

Akadémiai Kiadó selects The Charlesworth Group as their exclusive partner for English Language Polishing Services

The Charlesworth Author Services Division is delighted to announce a new exclusive editorial referral partnership with the Akadémiai Kiadó, the publishing house of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, to provide English Language polishing services to Akadémiai Kiadó authors.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 24, 2019

The use, re-use, and abuse of figures in academic publishing: Is a picture really worth ten thousand words?

Re-using images from published papers, even your own, can be problematic and is usually not possible without permission (re-use without citation and/or permission is a form of plagiarism).

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 11, 2019

Understanding the ‘Five Stages of Peer Review’ with Charlesworth Knowledge

Charlesworth Knowledge provides a range of training services, including workshops and expert advice, aimed at helping you to become better at peer review.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 09, 2019

Should you perform ghost peer review for someone else, such as an advisor or senior colleague? Publication ethical guidelines say ‘no’

Getting someone else to write peer reviews for you is unethical.

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