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.
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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?
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!
Feeling TENSE about verbs? Dr. Dyke is here to help! In this short video, learn which verb tense to use for each section of your research paper.
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Ensuring your paper has the highest possible chance of being sent out for peer review by the academic editor is the first part of the publishing process. English quality and readability are therefore very, very, very important!
Picking a good journal to target with a research article is one of the most common issues researchers face. How can you select? There are literally thousands of journals out there to choose from? Which is going to be best for your next research paper?
We all need an effective and eye-catching CV that ensures we stand out at the top of the pile. The question is: How to grab people’s attention and ensure you have the best possible chance of winning an interview for your next position?
How can you write up your next research paper to ensure maximum impact, while at the same time saving time and energy? We went though the pain and made lots of mistakes so you don’t have to!
Research ‘impact’ is best visualised as academic impact plus the difference your work makes to the lives of ordinary people (think: socioeconomic impact). The first of these variables (academic impact) is much easier to measure (citations, downloads, reads) but the second ….. (much harder to do, let alone measure).
Dr. Gareth Dyke explains the easy, effective way to write the abstract for your paper — just by writing short answers to FOUR simple questions.
Meet Gareth, palaeontologist and author of more than 280 peer-reviewed articles in top journals such as Nature and Science. Dr. Dyke manages the Taylor & Francis journal Historical Biology as Editor-in-Chief. Here he briefly introduces himself as Edanz’s newest team member!
Graphical abstracts a concise, visual way to take advantage of the expanding role of online publications for scientific journals. Here’s what they involved and how you can get help creating yours.
How we consume energy is unsustainable. Science & scientists must create alternative energy solutions. Here’s what researchers can do.
ANOVA is used to compare differences of means among more than 2 groups. Here’s how to know analysis of variance inside and out.
When you post the draft of your scientific manuscript publicly before it is accepted by a journal, your draft is called a preprint. There are several websites called preprint servers that allow researchers to post an unpublished manuscript so that everyone in the scientific community can read their findings.
Post-COVID-19, our professional presentations have moved increasingly (and often suddenly) online. It’s time for a skills check! Are you making any of these five common online presentation mistakes?
Forensic sciences is romanticized on TV and in movies. At its core, it’s a technical and rewarding research career. A forensics researchers details this challenging career path.
We have all heard and read this many times: “You must follow reporting guidelines when writing and publishing your research.”
Sure… but which reporting guidelines do I follow? CONSORT, STROBE, CARE, ARRIVE, MOOSE, PRISMA, SPIRIT, STARD, AGREE, CHEERS…
Studying medicine is exceptionally challenging. Studying medicine abroad can be even more challenging. Studying medicine abroad in English when it’s not your first language adds another barrier.
You need a great cover letter to make a strong first impression on the editor. This free interactive PDF shows you how to highlight the strengths of your submission.
“Efficacy and safety of dual SGLT 1/2 inhibitor sotagliflozin in type 1 diabetes: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials” + “Diagnostic accuracy of serological tests for covid-19: systematic review and meta-analysis”
The flow diagram (also called flowchart or flow chart) is typically the first figure in the results section of your systematic review.
The forest plot is a figure that appears in the Results section of a systematic literature review report. It is a graphic representation of the findings of multiple studies that investigated the same scientific question and measured the same outcome.
The systematic review is structured like an original research study. Here are the basic parts you’ll need to build your own!