Now back at work full time, Charlie Rapple reflects on what she has learned during 6 months of working part time, and shares top tips for making the transition to part-time work, and for being more considerate towards part-time colleagues.
Shocking, sobering and thought-provoking quotes from, and links to, plain language summaries of research relating to systemic or institutionalized racism, white privilege, and related topics.
Working from home? Moving from room to room could help you cope with the endless video calls more effectively.
From binge watching, binge listening, reconnecting with neighbors and old friends, Zoom happy hours or Zoom family game nights, to cooking, exercising, and gardening, we’re all figuring out how to get through our days. What’s your strategy? Part 1 today, Part 2 tomorrow.
Find out how Ripeta, ResearchFish, Publons, Morressier, Quartzy, Zanran, Quertle, Citavi, Writefull, Gigantum and Kudos got their names.
Passing the time during lockdown: how many bands can you think of with something relating to scholarly publishing in their name? Charlie Rapple shares a few to get you started in today’s Scholarly Kitchen.
Our Chefs reflect on considerations for marketing and marketers amid the pandemic.
The beginning of the holiday season means it’s time for our annual list of our favorite books read during the year. Today brings Part 2 of the list.
Social license, in the context of research, is a form of public ‘approval’ that ensures research is funded, that its results are respected, and that participation is willingly engaged in, where needed. For many reasons, it seems as if researchers’ current social license is in danger of being revoked. Charlie Rapple explores what might be required to ensure it is renewed.
Could scholarly publishers’ skills and capacity be re-positioned to serve researchers at earlier stages in the research process, “upstream” of publication? Charlie Rapple shares findings from a survey of the communications needs of almost 10,000 researchers.