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Monthly Archives: November 2023

Researcher Engagement

Why Researcher Mental Health is Important for Academic Societies

Researchers grapple with intense competition, burnout, difficulties in balancing work and home life, inadequate supervision, and a non-supportive work environment. Several studies have shone the flashlight on the “mental health crisis” in the academic community. Compared to the general public, ...
Research Perception Building

5 Ways Research Societies Can Support Science Educators

In academia, aside from researchers themselves, two significant stakeholders are research societies and educators. Though the contributions of science educators are sometimes underestimated, they play a pivotal role in advancing research and driving the growth of academia. They achieve this ...
Business of Academic Publishing

Streamlining the Open Access Publication Process: 9 Ways Research Publishers ...

OA policies are increasingly being mandated by many academic organizations and OA publications are still showing strong growth. Many researchers are publicly supportive of OA, but have reported barriers to putting their work in OA publications, citing issues such as ...
Business of Academic PublishingResearch Perception Building

7 Ways Research Societies Can Support Science for Peace and ...

In a world marked by complexities and challenges, the pursuit of peace and sustainable development has become paramount. Science, with its transformative potential, stands at the forefront of this endeavor. Research societies, as the linchpin of the scientific community, play ...
Business of Academic Publishing

China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI): A Vital Player in China’s ...

Lately, China has been making significant strides across various research domains, catching the eye of Western publishers and academic societies. However, grasping the intricacies of China’s research environment and its key players can be a bit of a challenge. In ...
Business of Academic Publishing

7 Practical Steps to Reducing Food Waste at Academic Conferences

Food production and disposal contribute significantly to greenhouse gas emissions and environmental degradation. Food waste–the disposal of edible food that is still safe for consumption— exacerbates food insecurity while wasting valuable resources like water, energy, and labor used in production ...