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How do I differentiate my research from that of others?

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.

How do editors edit? What is proofreading?

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.

What is the future of academic assessment?

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.

Beating writer’s block

Suffering from writer’s block? Here are some tips and tricks from our expert writing team on how to ‘beat the block‘!

How to write an effective personal statement

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?

How to get your paper CITED! (Top 12 Tips)

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!

How to select an open access journal

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?

Are you maximizing your post-publication output?

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 joins the Edanz Learning team!

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!

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