STOP using these USELESS or unprofessional WORDS and PHRASES in your research writing! (FREE PDFs)
If you submit the same, or a similar, manuscript to more than one journal, that’s unethical and even illegal. Read about multiple submission, how and why you must not do it, and what to do instead.
Salami publishing means dividing your research findings into thin “slices” (like cutting a salami), and publishing each one separately to try to increase your total publication count. Here’s why you must never do it.
How would you approach a senior researcher in your field? How can you promote your research to conference attendees while you are away from your poster? Every researcher should have a good elevator pitch!
A color-coded guide on how to quickly scan a piece of research literature and decide whether to read it more deeply/critically Five overall approaches
Where do good research ideas come from? Does it come down to the quality of our ideas? Our research process management skills? Actually, the answer is both of these! Let’s see how it’s done!
If you reply effectively to peer review, you’ll likely be published. Here’s how to write a response/rebuttal letter that seals the deals for your research being published.
Do you have your own ORCID researcher identification number? If not, then we recommend you get one! Increasing numbers of researchers around the world have signed up for one of these unique numbers and you should too.
Here are the two most likely explanations: (1) Someone else working on the same question was simply faster than you. (2) Someone gained access to your work before submission, or while your paper was under review.
Thinking about moving from a PhD to a postdoc? Don’t panic! Feeling confused or overwhelmed about your life after a PhD? Don’t
Been asked to perform peer review for a journal? Turn it into a career opportunity! Let’s find out why doing peer reviews is great
You can be different in your research writing — more eye-catching and more memorable! This is also important if you are going to get your work published in leading journals where editors, of course, want to see work that’s a little different.
Editors working on articles for language do two things: They correct (often following checklists and style guides) and they enhance readability. These two parts of the editing process are both very important.
Of course, we teach about, and advise on, journal selection at the Edanz Learning Lab; this is one of the most important questions researchers face throughout the academic writing and publishing journey. But what is impact, really? University around the world have been moving away from research assessments based only on journals.
Suffering from writer’s block? Here are some tips and tricks from our expert writing team on how to ‘beat the block‘!
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One of our papers came back from review the other day with a decision of ‘major revisions required’. Is this good news? What does this really mean?
So-called ‘personal statements’ are short documents written by candidates applying to universities that are very often used for assessment by admissions tutors. So how do you write an effective one?
Are you looking for a journal for your next research article? This is one of the most important decisions that researchers make in the publishing process.
There is no point writing a research paper and publishing it in a leading international journal if no-one reads it, downloads it, or cites it. Maximizing our publication citations is key to reputation, career, and standing in the field!