By Charlesworth Author Services on May 20, 2019

The Charlesworth Knowledge ‘pirate code’: Easy and effective data presentation

As we count down to our next Charlesworth Knowledge FREE webinar, ‘Get on top of your statistics and data presentation’, on Tuesday 28th May (10am BST and 2pm BST), the 'pirate code' for effective data presentation includes some of the tips and tricks that we’ll cover.

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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 September 05, 2017

Is Access to the Research Paper the Same Thing as Access to the Research "Results"?

The Scholarly Kitchen explains the difference between research papers and the research results within the different academic sectors.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 12, 2017

How to Get the Most Out of Your Literature Search

The ability to search effectively for literature is an important method for any academic researcher, regardless of the stage of your career. Knowing how first to approach the search is key, but so is knowing which tools are available to you to make the process easier.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on January 08, 2017

How to Use Tables and Figures in Academic Writing

Graphs and tables are great ways to represent your data in a clear way, making it easier for your readers to digest complex data. Yet, there are many misconceptions of how a graph, or table, should be presented. This is often the case for undergraduate essays, dissertations, postgraduate theses and academic papers.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on August 01, 2017

Designing Your Research Question

Before you write up your research findings, your first objective will be to determine the actual research question that your article is designed to investigate and answer.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 29, 2017

Writing Tip: Keep It Simple!

Many authors writing scientific papers, especially non-native English-speaking authors, feel that they need to use complex words to make their papers sound more impressive. However this is not the case.

 
 
 
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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 25, 2017

Article Titles: The Do's and Don'ts

It goes without saying that the title is the first thing that readers will see and recent studies have confirmed quite how important titles really are.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 01, 2017

Should I write my paper in English, or should I translate my work?

Perhaps you wish to submit a paper to an English-language journal, but your first language is not English? Should you write your paper in English, or write it in your first language?   We offer a range of services for first-time and experienced academic authors, but how do you know what is best for you?

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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 21, 2017

When is the best time to send my paper for editing?

When is the best time to send my paper for editing in the submission process?  Should I address the structural issues first and then send it to you for review, or send it as it is?

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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 09, 2016

Structure of academic journal articles IMRAD

During the course of the twentieth century, the structure and layout of academic research papers has become more standardized. The format commonly referred to as IMRAD now predominates, particularly in biomedical disciplines. However, many scientific disciplines use the same structure.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on August 03, 2017

Choosing a title for your academic research paper

The title and abstract are critical elements to your paper. They will be used by readers to decide whether or not to read the rest of your paper; and, even before publication, they will be used by journal editors to decide whether or not your paper should be sent for peer review evaluation, and by peer reviewers to decide if they want to review your paper.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 02, 2016

Tips on using figures and tables

There are many compelling reasons to include tables and/or figures in journal articles. We review some considerations and tips to ensure that you have the best chance of utilizing these elements to full advantage in your journal submission.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 01, 2016

Preparing references and citations

Making reference to – citing – published research within scientific articles and books is intrinsic to the process of showing the context of your own research in relation to previously published material.

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