By Charlesworth Author Services on January 18, 2021

Choosing an Appropriate Quantitative Research Design Is Your Worst Enemy. Steps To Defeat It

Research design refers to how the study was conducted and outlines detailed plans and procedures for how the study will be conducted.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on January 12, 2021

Future Science Group chooses The Charlesworth Group for their WeChat Account Management solution

Future Science Group, has chosen The Charlesworth Group for their WeChat Account Management solution. The Charlesworth Group is the leading sales and marketing agency specialising in providing digital marketing and social media services to STM publishers in China. Charlesworth’s dedicated team is made up of experienced digital marketing specialists, who have expert knowledge of launching and developing new WeChat accounts in the STM space. Charlesworth will support Future Science Group in creating a dedicated author community within WeChat for their China-based authors.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on January 12, 2021

Real Facts You Never Knew About Mental Health in Academia

Workdays that stretch around the clock. Ending up teaching 165 Master’s students and doing bureaucratic tasks when you actually took this post doc position to do research. Pressures, competition, working on a string of poorly paid short-term contracts. Days when you feel like you can either choose academia or your sanity, not both.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on January 03, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: Module 4:How to brand yourself as a researcher - Maximising the reach and dissemination of your research

Through this bitesize webinar learn about why you need to maximise the reach of your research; how to measure the reach of your research and develop your brand as a researcher.

 

Tune in to our webinar to learn more.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 17, 2020

The Charlesworth Group and Researcher agree new strategic partnership for the Chinese market

The Charlesworth Group is excited to announce a new strategic partnership in China with Researcher. Under this partnership, The Charlesworth Group will provide Researcher with a package of digital marketing support services, market insight and advertising sales collaboration to support the growth of Researcher app in China. Researcher has over 1.8m users, with 30% of the active userbase s in China and is looking to accelerate its growth rate in this market. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 14, 2020

How to respond to negative, unexpected data and results

It’s every researcher’s worst nightmare: Your data isn’t yielding the results you had expected, or your data is showing ‘negative’ results that completely negates your research aims and contradicts your hypotheses.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 14, 2020

What to do when you encounter problems with your data

No matter how organised we are, the best laid plans can sometimes still go awry. Encountering various problems with data, during both data collection and analysis, is quite common among PhD students but no matter how frustrating it can seem, there is usually a way around these issues.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 10, 2020

How do I know when I have enough material for my thesis?

For many PhD candidates, the doctoral thesis will be the largest piece of work they will have produced. It can therefore be difficult to ascertain exactly how much work you need to do for it. PhD students often ask, for example, how much data is sufficient for a thesis or how much they need to read and include in their writing.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 10, 2020

Why does my research look so different to my colleagues’?

Although the nature of PhD research and study is very different from other taught degrees, and our individual progress and results vary widely, it is still common for PhD students to compare the progress and results of their work with others.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 10, 2020

How to do your PhD when another researcher has published similar results

Imagine the horror of sitting in a conference and seeing another researcher present a paper that sounds almost exactly like your PhD research. Or, you pick up a journal article only to discover that it discusses very similar results to yours and has tested a hypothesis and asked research questions that sound exceptionally familiar...

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 10, 2020

AIP Publishing renews partnership with The Charlesworth Group for author services

The Charlesworth Group and AIP Publishing have renewed their partnership where Charlesworth provides exclusive language editing services on behalf of AIP Publishing. These services, available to all authors in the scientific community, are delivered as a white-label solution and are offered on both English and Chinese-language sites.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 02, 2020

Tips for Identifying (and hopefully avoiding) Predatory Journals

All academic authors want to get their papers written up and published as quickly as possible and, hopefully, in the best journals possible. We also want to pay as little as possible for the privilege of seeing our work appear in a leading international journal with a high impact factor (IF).

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 02, 2020

What are Open Access Creative Commons Licenses and Why do you Need to Know about Them?

Most active researchers and academics these days are aware of the concept of open access publishing and how it works, even though recent scholarly surveys have shown that most remain confused about, or simply unaware of, how this model could be useful for them career-wise. Early career researchers (ECRs), in particular, receive limited information from their institutions, scholarly societies, and publishing companies regarding their open access publishing options.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 27, 2020

IOP Publishing partners with the Charlesworth Group to integrate article tracking feature into WeChat

The Charlesworth Group is pleased to announce that IOP Publishing’s (IOPP) article tracking feature ‘track my article’ has been integrated into WeChat using its proprietary WeChat Gateway product. 

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 02, 2020

The Charlesworth Group strengthens Hindawi partnership in China with digital marketing services

Leading open access publisher Hindawi has extended their partnership with The Charlesworth Group to include digital author marketing in China. 

 

The services provided by The Charlesworth Group form part of a holistic package of solutions across the entire publication journey to support Hindawi’s author engagement strategy in China. Through this partnership, The Charlesworth Group are now providing Hindawi with comprehensive digital marketing, including a new Chinese website and search marketing campaigns. Charlesworth have provided WeChat account management services and media monitoring to Hindawi since early 2018 and have recently begun offering Hindawi authors optional expert editing services through Charlesworth Author Services.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 23, 2020

What is the future for the Open Access movement and how does it impact you?

The Open Access movement aims to move scholarly publishing away from fee-based traditional publications and ultimately to outlets that are accessible to all free of charge. The movement began in the 1990s and resulted from a combination of factors including a pricing crisis for libraries and academic institutions, the evolution of the internet, and a rising demand for more content to be offered online. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 22, 2020

The role of Universities, Librarians, and Research Funders in promoting open access

Open access publishing is a priority for many researchers, but you may be surprised to find that it is also a priority for a wide variety of institutions and research support staff. In this post, we will discuss the role of universities, librarians, and research funders in promoting open access.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 21, 2020

How to identify and use Open Access databases in your research

There are many Open Access databases out there. These allow you to search for articles, journals, repositories, policies, books, images, and much more. An increasing number of universities, research institutions, and government agencies are creating Open Access databases with freely available materials online. So how do you find the best Open Access database to meet your needs and once you do, what are some tips for navigating the content? The following questions can help guide your choice of an Open Access database.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 20, 2020

What to Consider when Choosing an Open Access Outlet for your Article

Over the past fifteen years there has been a movement towards Open Access publishing. Open Access publishing describes a publishing model in which scholarly articles are freely accessible, with no barriers to accessing content. There are a number of advantages to sharing your work through Open Access journals. Unlike subscription-based publishing models, Open Access journals allow broad access to scholarly articles free of charge to the reader.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 19, 2020

Why should I publish in an open access journal?

Open access describes a publishing model in which scientific articles are freely available, with no barriers to accessing content. 

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