By on 20 December, 2022

What you need to write in the Results versus the Discussion sections

The standard IMRaD format (Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion) sets aside one section of a research paper for the results and another for discussing the results. 

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By on 21 December, 2022

Writing and Submitting an Article for a Special Issue

Many scientific journals publish special issues, sometimes published regularly but often occurring irregularly. There are certain points to understand and consider when writing for and submitting to special issues.

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By The Charlesworth Group on 21 March, 2023

Webinar: Strategies for Getting Published in High-Impact Journals

In this webinar, hear our expert panel share strategies on how you can get published in high-impact journals.

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By The Charlesworth Group on 22 March, 2023

Mastering the Art of Organising Literature

    Mastering the Art of Organising Literature: 4 expert tips to manage your reading list

Organising Literature: As important as the research itself

Researchers begin with a literature search and end up with vast amounts of data that might be challenging to handle.

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By The Charlesworth Group on 04 July, 2023

Who is in Charge? Understanding Authorship Order Changes in Academic Publishing

The Ethics of Authorship: How to deal with late authorship changes

Academic research is a collaborative effort in which researchers work together to attain a common goal. The culmination of this process, in which authorship is crucial, is the publication of a research report. Authorship reflects not only a person's involvement in the research study but also their reputation and accountability for the results.

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By on 20 July, 2023

Learn About Common Language Errors in English Academic Writing and How to Avoid Them

Academic writing is often complex and involves the use of technical terminology, which can be challenging for the reader to comprehend. However, clear writing helps to bridge the gap between the researcher’s knowledge and the reader’s understanding by using concise and straightforward language. A well-written academic paper reflects the author’s proficiency in the subject matter and credibility as a scholar. Therefore, it is essential to prioritise clear and correct writing in academic papers to communicate ideas and research findings to the intended audience.

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By on 23 October, 2023

How to write a theoretical paper

The world of academia has diverse avenues that generate knowledge. Within this landscape, theoretical papers serve as the backbone of intellectual exploration and advancement across various disciplines. They are a cornerstone of academic discourse and intellectual exploration. Serving a unique purpose in the world of scholarly research, they play a crucial role in advancing theoretical frameworks, proposing new concepts, stimulating intellectual discourse, and driving intellectual exploration in various disciplines.

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By on 30 October, 2023

Mastering Your References: A guide to reference management software

All scientists understand the importance of unique and novel data to get their research published. When designing experiments and crafting manuscripts, it's crucial to make informed use of previous studies. 

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By on 07 November, 2023

Understanding Research Novelty and Research Gaps – Exploring the unknown

In academic research, the concepts of research novelty and research gaps stand as two pivotal pillars dictating the success and significance of a study. 

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By on 08 November, 2023

Mastering Essential Essay Writing and Submission Skills to Avoid Rejection

Essay writing is often met with the harsh reality of rejection. Even after countless submissions, writers face rejection due to avoidable errors and a lack of essential skills. Therefore, mastering the art of essay writing and submission skills is essential to avoid the risk of rejection.

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By on 21 November, 2023

The Power of Visuals: Tips for presenting data with tables and figures

In academic writing, inclusion of figures and tables brings data into life. They turn complex data into a comprehensible narrative that is easy to follow. But, you may wonder, what sets figures apart from tables, and how do you strike the perfect balance in their presentation?

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By on 21 November, 2023

Mastering the Art of Writing Experimental Research Papers

Writing an experimental research paper is a challenging yet rewarding task that requires careful planning, attention to detail, and adherence to a structured format. Understanding the intricacies of composing a well-organised experimental research paper can help you communicate your research findings effectively.

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By on 19 December, 2023

Choosing the Right Tense to Craft Effective Response Letters

Tenses get you tense? Fret not, let’s untangle the grammatical web in crafting that all-important response letter. Peer review reports can be daunting, but mastering the art of tenses in your replies need not be.

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By CWAS on 12 January, 2024

Strategies for the Ethical Transformation of a PhD Thesis into Journal Articles

Converting a PhD thesis into journal articles is a strategic task that can significantly enhance the impact of one's academic work. Contrary to misconceptions, this process is not considered self-plagiarism. It is not only ethical but also imperative to disseminate the findings of your extensive research to a broader audience.

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By CWAS on 29 January, 2024

The Gentle Exit: How to write a manuscript withdrawal letter

Writing and submitting a manuscript for publication is no easy feat. Hours of careful research, thoughtful analysis, and eloquent writing to produce a paper worthy of sharing with one's field. Despite an author's best efforts, sometimes circumstances prompt authors to withdraw or reconsider their work/ manuscript submission completely. 

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By CWAS on 11 March, 2024

Choosing the Right Citation Style: A Guide to Harvard, APA, MLA and Chicago

Citations ensure that ideas are credited to their originators and provide a roadmap for readers to delve deeper into the referenced material. Understanding citation styles is essential for clear and credible writing.

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By CWAS on 14 March, 2024

Getting Your Manuscript Published in Nature and Science: Challenges and Strategies

In the ever-expanding landscape of scientific research, publishing in prestigious journals like Nature and Science remains a goal for many. 

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By CWAS on 31 March, 2024

Academic Publishing Trends in 2024: Navigating the Change

In the ever-evolving world of academic publishing, staying ahead of the curve is not just a choice but a necessity.

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