Month: November 2022

The Future of Academic Twitter After Elon Musk

After much speculation, Twitter has been acquired by Elon Musk. In this post, Mark Carrigan asks, if now is the time to rethink academic twitter by separating out the knowledge exchange and academic community building functions that have up to this point taken place side by side on Twitter.

3 months ago

Event: DSPG Hosts Ravi Chaturvedi

The next Data Science for Public Good (DSPG) forum event will be hosted on Nov. 20, 2022 from 4-6 p.m. Attendees may either attend virtually or in-person at the University of Virginia’s Student Health and Wellness building at 550 Brandon Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903.

3 months ago

Watch the Webinar: How Academic Writing Coaches Get Unstuck

Academic writing coaches Michelle Boyd, author of Becoming the Writer You Already Are, Cathy Mazak and Leslie Wang describe the biggest challenges they’ve faced when writing books and what they do to move past them in this video.

3 months ago

Webinar Discusses Promoting Your Article

The next in SAGE Publishing’s How to Get Published webinar series focuses on promoting your writing after publication. The free webinar is set for November 16 at 4 p.m. BT/11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT.

3 months ago

NIH Request for Information Seeks Feedback on Social Sciences Research

The National Institutes of Health has released a Request for Information for feedback to guide the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) in setting their 2023 – 2028 Strategic Plan priorities and strategic objectives for behavioral and social science research

3 months ago
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How Does Journal Standardization Impact Intellectual Creativity?

Drawing on a recent survey of forty years of research papers in the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS) and interviews with authors, Wolfgang Kaltenbrunner, Kean Birch, Thed van Leeuwen and Maria Amuchastegui observe an increasing homogenization of published work. Weighing up the pros and cons of this development, they discuss whether it has enhanced or limited intellectual innovations in STS.

3 months ago