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Leveling the Career Playing Field … with Audio

Viva Voce is a website platform that allows social science researchers to set up five minute podcasts about their research.
Gemma Sou argues podcasts are an ideal medium for early career researchers as social media tend to mirror the academic environment, with CV-like publication lists and stratified networks. By literally giving researchers a voice, findings can be brought to life and a more level playing field for researchers can be established.

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Peer review

What is Peer Review? An Explainer

We’ve all heard the phrase “peer review” as giving credence to research and scholarly papers, but what does it actually […]

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Are You an Academic Hermit?

Lack a personal website? No CV posted online? Is your work visible on digital listings? If you are answering no, Patrick Dunleavy offers some advice how to easily shed that monkish role — if you want to.

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The Lowdown on Five Collaborative Writing Tools for Academics

Research collaboration now involves significant online communication. But sending files back and forth between collaborators creates redundancy of effort, causes unnecessary delays and, many times, leaves people frustrated with the whole idea of collaboration. Christof Schöch looks at some web-based collaborative writing tools and presents some helpful tips on finding the right tool for the job.

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