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Social impact

How to write a lay summary

Journal articles are written with researchers in mind, so the content isn’t always easy to follow for people outside academia…or even that field of study!
22 m
Ensuring visibility

Life after publication: How to promote your work for maximum impact

In an era of ever-increasing scientific publications, early career researchers face the challenge of standing out amidst the noise.
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Open science

Cost of publishing open access: how and why

In this module, we tackle one of the inevitable and most commonly-asked questions about publishing open access—article processing charge (APC).
1 h
Certified Peer Reviewer Course

3.3 How to peer review a review article

Peer review is an essential part of publishing review articles, just like it is for research articles.
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Maximize your impact

Learn how to make your research stand out & garner those all-important citations.

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