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 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 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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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 May 16, 2019

Successfully manage your research funding with Charlesworth Knowledge

 

Securing funding for your research can be both a blessing and a curse.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 13, 2019

Can my paper be speeded up? A journal editor’s perspective

Researchers often ask us: 'How can my paper be speeded up through the publication process?' Learn the inside story on academic publishing from Charlesworth.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 10, 2019

Why should you listen to this talk? Developing the ‘why’ of your presentations to ensure you achieve maximum impact

  Ask yourself a quick question: How often have you sat through a lecture or public presentation and not known WHY you were there?

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 08, 2019

Avoid the sharks of predatory publishing with Charlesworth Knowledge

 

Learn techniques to avoid the sharks of predatory publishing with Charlesworth Knowledge

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 06, 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 May 01, 2019

Understanding the dilemma of Open Access with Charlesworth Knowledge: Follow your heart, or advance your career?

 

Our Charlesworth pre-peer review and independent journal selection services can help you to cut down the time otherwise spent on navigating the thorny issues of journal selection and Open Access.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 26, 2019

‘Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm’

Academics experience more rejection than almost any other profession. Learn to manage this with Charlesworth Knowledge.

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By on April 16, 2019

Learn to avoid common English language writing mistakes with Charlesworth Knowledge

It’s very hard to write effectively in your native language, let alone a second or third one; our training experience means that we have encountered a huge range of English writing and presentation styles amongst researchers working in English-as-a-second-language (ESL) countries.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 11, 2019

Avoid the evils of plagiarism with Charlesworth Knowledge

Charlesworth Author Services offer a plagiarism checking service, enabling you to ensure your paper is as clean as a whistle before submission.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 09, 2019

Maximise research discoverability

 

Charlesworth Knowledge paper writing and publishing workshops will help you to maximise the discoverability and impact of your articles.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 05, 2019

Effective grant writing: Why is your research important and significant?

 

As a researcher, you know what questions you want to address and which problems you want to solve: The key hypotheses that you want to test and why these issues are important to you and your colleagues. One of the major barriers to writing successful funding applications is transferring your own passion for a particular research question to a wider audience: why should a funding agency or a set of reviewers find your research important and significant?

 

 

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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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