By Charlesworth Author Services on 05 June, 2019

Difference between a ‘review paper’ and a ‘regular article’

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 Charlesworth Author Services on 05 June, 2019

Want to win grant funding: It’s better to be a man, with lots of friends. What’s going on?

Recently published surveys have actually suggested that your chances of winning funding are higher if people know you, view you favourably within your field, and if you are a man. Things have to change.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 06 June, 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 The Charlesworth Group on 11 June, 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 Charlesworth Author Services on 14 June, 2019

Avoiding Predatory Academic Conferences

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

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 19 June, 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 Charlesworth Author Services on 25 June, 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 03 July, 2019

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which is the best journal of them all?

Selecting a target journal for research work is one of the toughest initial steps of the publishing process. This article discusses steps to select the right journal and also explains mirror journals.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 10 July, 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 15 July, 2019

Who gets the CRediT? Authorship issues and fairness in academic writing

One of the trickiest and most controversial aspects of academic publishing is deciding ‘who did what’ during research article writing.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 17 July, 2019

Learn to put the ‘fun’ back into ‘research funding’ with Charlesworth Knowledge

One of the most difficult, challenging, and uncertain aspects of getting a research idea off the ground and turning it into an active project is paying for it. Charlesworth services can help you maximise your chances of successfully funding your research.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 24 July, 2019

The importance of the proofing stage of a journal article

The final proofing stage of production is hugely important. It's essential to carefully check the final version of your paper at this stage to make sure no spelling, formatting mistakes or other errors have crept in during production.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 30 July, 2019

Academic Writing – How Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds taught me to focus on the audience

It doesn’t matter what you think about your work. What’s actually important is how your readers, your colleagues and peers in your field perceive your paper.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 02 August, 2019

Terry Pratchett tells you how to survive peer review: Tell them what they know

Your next paper is more likely to pass successfully through peer review if the results and conclusions of your work are ‘as expected’.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 02 August, 2019

Are Registered Reports the future of peer review?

This article explains how registered reports work.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 03 August, 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 13 August, 2019

The perils of using ‘machine translation’ in academic writing

Charlesworth Author Services provide a range of translation services married to expert English language editing.

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By The Charlesworth Group on 13 August, 2019

BioOne selects The Charlesworth Group to launch language editing services to partner publishers

BioOne, the nonprofit publisher of more than 200 journals from over 150 scientific societies and independent presses, has selected Charlesworth Author Services as their exclusive partner to provide language editing services to BioOne publishing partners.  

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 16 August, 2019

Is ‘salami-slicing’ your academic research into ‘least publishable units’ the best strategy to advance your academic career?

Early in your academic career the best publishing strategy to adopt is one that ensures you develop a reputation as a reliable and effective researcher.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 20 August, 2019

When peer review goes wrong: How to communicate with your target journal

This article discusses ways to communicate with the journal editor in case of untoward or unfavourable situations with your manuscript.

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