By Charlesworth Author Services on January 04, 2019

At Charlesworth Author Services we know that successful grant writing is both an art and a science

 

Winning funding is a critical step for any research project, and is often the most important step. Without funding to support a research project it is unlikely that a team can be built, data collected or that the project will even go beyond the planning stage. This makes grant proposals a key component of any successful academic career. 

 

 

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 22, 2019

Can you steal from yourself? Learn about ‘self-plagiarism’ with Charlesworth Knowledge

Research ethics, especially plagiarism, can be complex. Charlesworth Knowledge training courses and online materials can help, so why not get in touch with a member of our team for more information?

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 20, 2019

Walking off with dinosaurs: Understanding research IP with Charlesworth Knowledge

Charlesworth Knowledge intellectual property (IP) training for researchers will help you to properly protect your own ideas and carry out your own projects ethically.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 18, 2019

Making a good impression: The Charlesworth Knowledge ten-second rule

 

Making a good impression in an interview, or summoning the courage to talk to a senior colleague at a research conference, can be a difficult and daunting prospect. Charlesworth Knowledge training courses can help: we can enable you to overcome the nerves that come naturally when you suddenly find yourself in these situations, and teach you some tricks and tips to help ensure you make the best possible first impression on colleagues.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 15, 2019

Maximise your research impact with Charlesworth Knowledge

What is ‘research impact’? Why is this concept important? Why should you care? Get in touch with our team at Charlesworth Knowledge to learn how we can help you to maximise the impact of your research.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 13, 2019

How many authors? Charlesworth Knowledge can help to ensure your work is compliant with ethical publishing guidelines

 

Writing and submitting papers is just part of the publishing story. There’s lots of issues and potential pitfalls to be aware of. Our Charlesworth Knowledge training courses and online materials can help you to ensure your submissions are compliant with journal publishing and ethical guidelines. The Charlesworth Group is a member of the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE).

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 11, 2019

Reviewer blind dating with Charlesworth Knowledge

The peer review process forms the bedrock of scientific publishing. Charlesworth Knowledge can help you navigate the peer-review minefield, including understanding the concept of double-blind peer review.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 08, 2019

Learning to give an effective research talk with Charlesworth Knowledge

We offer a range of training workshops and other online materials at Charlesworth Knowledge to help you design and deliver effective research presentations.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 07, 2019

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which is the best journal of them all?: Let Charlesworth Knowledge help

Selecting a target journal for research work is one of the toughest initial steps of the publishing process. Our journal selection service can help.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 05, 2019

Charlesworth Knowledge Free Webinar: 17:00 GMT on Friday March 8th, 2019

 

It’s not too late to sign up for our free Webinar ‘Writing an effective scientific paper’, going live 17:00 GMT on Friday March 8th, 2019.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 28, 2019

What does a ‘revisions required’ editorial decision really mean? Learn from experience with Charlesworth Knowledge

Managing and responding to reviewer comments can be difficult. Our experts can help you decode the responses that come back from journals about your papers.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 26, 2019

Ten tips from Charlesworth Knowledge: Writing an effective research paper and getting it published

Writing an academic paper can be a daunting prospect, especially at early career stages. Gareth Dyke, Charlesworth's Head of Content Development and Delivery (and the author of more than 260 peer-reviewed papers), has put together a list of ten top tips to ease the stress.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 22, 2019

Recover from an academic setback with Charlesworth Knowledge

Train with Charlesworth Knowledge to recover from academic setbacks.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 20, 2019

Positive peer review: Some tips and tricks from Charlesworth Knowledge

 

As part of our peer review training at Charlesworth Knowledge, we aim to help young researchers be as effective as possible when participating in this process. It can be daunting as well as flattering to receive a request from a journal to work on a paper; at the same time, how can you quickly and easily put together an effective set of comments to send back to an editor and be a ‘useful’ peer reviewer?

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 15, 2019

The Red Queen in Research and Publishing: Through the looking glass with Charlesworth Knowledge

 

Charlesworth Knowledge workshops can help you broaden your research perspective and find ideas for shifts out of the “research rat race”. Training can help you to “see the wood from the trees” and take your research development to the next level in terms of ideas, paper and grant writing, and presentation skills.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 12, 2019

Happy Darwin Day from Charlesworth Knowledge

Today, February 12th, is Darwin Day, the 210th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, probably the most famous scientist to have ever lived.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 11, 2019

Charlesworth Knowledge research integrity training: Reviewing a grant application

As well as acting as a peer-reviewer for scientific papers in your field, its also common to be asked to review grant applications. Our Charlesworth Knowledge workshops provide training in how to perform reviews effectively and ethically.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 08, 2019

Integrity in peer review: Learn to be effective, positive, and ethical with Charlesworth Knowledge

 

Acting as a peer reviewer is a serious responsibility, your chance to both evaluate (hopefully critically and positively) the research work of others in your field as well as to contribute to the development and overall quality of the scientific literature. We provide a range of training courses in this area at The Charlesworth Group through our education service, Charlesworth Knowledge, including how to carry out effective, positive, and ethical reviews of other peoples work.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 01, 2019

Polite Peer Review?: Charlesworth Knowledge can help

 

Peer review can be a thankless task from all perspectives. Charlesworth Knowledge training can help both academics and editors to get the most out of this process.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on January 29, 2019

“Bring the facts: Bust the myths”: Series of landmark articles in Learned Publishing

 

This month sees the publication of a special issue of Learned Publishing, the scholarly journal of the Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSS), "Bring the Facts: Bust the myths". This issue addresses some of the ‘myths’ common within the publishing industry related to academia and includes an article from Dr. Gareth Dyke, Head of Content Development and Delivery at The Charlesworth Group.

 

 

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