126 pages tagged "academia behind the scenes"
Web resources: working in academia
Structured overview of four years of blogposts on the following themes: academic publishing, doing (international) research academic etiquette, using the Publish or Perish software, academic careers, gender in academia, research focus.
Chairing a CYGNA meeting
Huong Nguyen reflects on her enjoyable experience of chairing the 39th CYGNA meeting on ‘Climbing up the academic career ladder'
CYGNA: climbing up the academic career ladder
Reports on our 39th CYGNA meeting with a focus on career progression
Want to publish a literature review? Think of it as an empirical paper
What to consider if you want to publish a literature review paper
How to ensure your paper achieves the impact it deserves?
Discusses the workflow I use to communicate a new paper
Social Media in Academia: Using LinkedIn to promote your research
Tips and tricks for using LinkedIn to promote your research
Resources on doing a literature review
Reviews a list of resources that provide advice on doing a literature review
The changing usage of Publish or Perish over the years: where, why, when, what & who?
Celebrating 15 years of Publish or Perish with an analysis of its usage over the years
Harzing.com blog 5 years old!
Celebrating my blog's fifth anniversary with a recap of the most read blogs
CYGNA: Resistance to gender equality in academia
Reports on our 38th CYGNA meeting dealing with one of the ultimated gender topics
CYGNA: Working in a Horizon-2020 project
Reports on our 37th CYGNA meeting dealing with research funding and working in large funded projects
Literature review: Key authors
Publish or Perish tutorial
2nd CYGNA Global Virtual Meeting: MBTI & Stress
Reports on our 32nd CYGNA meeting - our second virtual meeting discussing stress trigger factors for different MBTI types
Literature review: Longitudinal
Publish or Perish tutorial
How to create a sustainable academic career
Reports on Martyna Sliwa's presentation on career progression in the UK higher education environment
CYGNA: Resource collection for the summer holidays
Collates resources for all CYGNA meetings beween mid 2014 and mid 2018
Top-50 most highly-cited academics in Business & Management worldwide
Discusses a new individual ranking based on Scopus citations as well as some concrete suggestions for changing performance appraisal
CYGNA: REF and Christmas during a pandemic
Reports on our 36th CYGNA meeting with a presentation on REF and A Christmas celebration
CYGNA: How do I keep my job (in academia) in uncertain times?
Reports on our 34rd CYGNA meeting discussing jobs losses in higher education in COVID-19 times
CYGNA: The wonderful world of book publishing
Reports on our 35th CYGNA meeting with three publishers discussing textbooks, research books and practice books
Seven advantages of internal promotion [3/4]
Part 3 of a 4-part post which explains why internal promotion in academia might be harder to achieve than external promotion and gives tips for successful applications
Seven reasons why external promotion is easier [2/4]
Part 2 of a 4-part post which explains why internal promotion in academia might be harder to achieve than external promotion and gives tips for successful applications
How to hold on to your sanity in academia
Steffi Siegert's powerful contribution that sums up everything that women can be facing in academia
Sabbatical at Middlesex University London: a story of swans and unicorns
Heejin's wonderful reflections on her one-year stay in the UK
Making your case for impact if you have few citations
Provides advice on strategies to demonstrate impact with a very low citation level
The four C's of getting cited
Explains how competence, collaboration, care and communication help to ensure your work is getting the citation impact it deserves
Bank error in your favour? How to gain 3,000 citations in a week
Shows how I gained 3,000 citations in a week through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science
Social Media in Academia (3): Google Scholar Profiles
Provides recommendations on how to get the best out of Google Scholar Profiles
1st CYGNA Global Virtual Meeting: Coping with a Pandemic
Reports on our 31st CYGNA meeting - our first virtual meeting dealing with work-life balance during a pandemic
Be proactive, resilient & realistic!
Argues that as an academic you are an independent professional shaping your own career
Why does my paper get a desk-reject time and again?
About the importance of joining the journal’s “conversation”
How to avoid a desk-reject in seven steps [1/8]
Introduces a 7-step process to increase your chances of getting your paper into the review process
Who do you want to talk to? Targeting journals [2/8]
Explains why chosing your target journal is the most important step in the publication process
On academic life: collaborations and active engagement
Discusses Martyna Sliwa's articles on the different rationalities underlying research collaborations and the need to get involved in managing and shaping the university organizations we work for
CYGNA: Work intensification, well-being and career advancement
Reports on our 29th CYGNA meeting dealing with workloads and work intensification
How to prevent burn-out? About staying sane in academia
Provides twelve suggestions on how to prevent burn-out and keep your sanity
How to improve your research impact: YouTube series
Collates eighteen mini-videos on how to improve your research impact, based on a presentation at Middlesex University
How to keep up-to-date with the literature, but avoid information overload?
Provides tips on how to keep up-to-date without getting lost in social media overload
CYGNA: Female leadership in Higher Education
Reports on our 33rd CYGNA meeting - our first in a full academic year of online meetings
Social Media in Academia (8): Putting it all together
Final posting in the social media series explains how different social media can reinforce each other
Social media in Academia (5): ResearchGate
Provides recommendations on how to get the most out of ResearchGate
Social Media in Academia (2): Comparing the options
General recommendations on how to use social media professionally
Social Media in Academia (1): Introduction
An introduction into my 8-part blogpost series on social media
Social media in Academia (7): Blogging
Provides recommendations on how to start with blogging
What is that conference networking thing all about?
Reflections on the importance of networking in academia and tips on how to do it
Publish or Perish: Realising Google Scholar's potential to democratise citation analysis
Reports on a presentation at the Google Scholar Day: Changing current evaluation paradigms
Do Google Scholar, Scopus and the Web of Science speak your language?
Short summary of white paper on the coverage of non-English language publications in three major databases for citation analysis
Google Scholar is a serious alternative to Web of Science
Argues that Google Scholar needs to be treated as a serious alternative data source for citation analysis
Middlesex University Summer 2018 writing boot-camp
Reports on the Summer 2018 writing boot-camp I organised at Cumberland Lodge near Windsor and links to the slides used
Middlesex University Summer 2019 writing boot-camp
Reports on the Summer 2019 writing boot-camp I organised at Cumberland Lodge near Windsor and links to the slides used
Middlesex University 2020 virtual writing boot-camp
Reports on the Summer 2020 virtual writing boot-camp and links to the slides used
Middlesex University Winter 2018 writing boot-camp
Reports on the Winter 2018 writing boot-camp I organised at Cumberland Lodge near Windsor and links to the slides used
CYGNA: Women academics in Australia and France
Reports on various CYGNA meetings with the theme of working in foreign countries
How to ensure your research achieves the impact it deserves
Reports on my presentation at Tilburg University
Building your academic brand through engagement with social media
Reports on my presentation at the Free University of Amsterdam
Fostering research impact through social media
Full recording of a 1.5-hour presentation on the four C's of getting cited and an 8-step workflow on how to effectively disseminate your research.
Social Media in Academia (6): Twitter
Provides recommendations on how to get the best out of Twitter
Social Media in Academia (4): LinkedIn
Provides recommendations on how to get the best out of LinkedIn
Why do I need to write a letter to the editor? [8/8]
The last step in the submission process is an important means to "sell" your paper to the journal
How to measure research impact: YouTube series
Collates twelve mini-videos on measuring research impact based on an interview with Vas Taras
Tips for promotion applications [4/4]
Part 4 of a 4-part post which explains why internal promotion in academia might be harder to achieve than external promotion and gives tips for successful applications
The mystery of the phantom reference
Shows how sloppy writing and sloppy quality control lead to a non-existing article being cited nearly 400 times
The phantom reference strikes again
Update of a 2017 white paper that shows that - with over 500 citations - the phantom reference is alive and kicking
Web of Science: How to be robbed of 10 years of citations in one week!
Shows how I was "robbed" of citations through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science
The four C's of getting cited
Short summary of white paper explaining why competence, collaboration, care and communication help to realise the citation impact of your work
What do you cite? Using references strategically [7/8]
Shows you how references can save you hundreds of words and position your paper
CYGNA: Working effectively with support staff in academia
Reports on our 18th CYGNA meeting with a presentation on working with support staff and a discussion of boundaryless careers
EURAM Meet the editors panel
Reports on a meet the editors panel at the 2016 EURAM conference
Conclusions: last impressions count too! [6/8]
Last but not least: conclusions are a crucial part of your paper's key message
Internal versus external promotion [1/4]
Part 1 of a 4-part post which explains why internal promotion in academia might be harder to achieve than external promotion and gives tips for successful applications
And then there were none: employee relations in marketising universities
Introduces CYGNA member Olga Kuznetsova's article on employee relations in hybrid organisations using a Univeristy and College Union archive
WAIB Panel: Academic career strategies for women in the UK
Reports on a WAIB Panel at the AIB-UKI meeting in Birmingham April 2018
Presenting your case for tenure or promotion?
Shows how to make your case for tenure or promotion by comparing your record to a relevant peer group
Citation analysis: Tips for Deans and other administrators
Provides recommendations for Deans and senior administrators for fair and equitable research evaluation
Harzing.com blog 1 year old!
Celebrating my blog's first anniversary with the top-10 most read blogs
Replication studies: learning from failure and success
Short commentary illustrating the importance of replication through two examples
CYGNA: Secondary data sources and research portfolios
Reports on our 19th CYGNA meeting with presentations about working with secondary data sources and balancing your research portfolio
How to conduct searches with Microsoft Academic
Explains how to use Microsoft Academic as a new data source in Publish or Perish
Mobility and gender matter in speed of promotion and development of career capital
Guest post by Olga Ryazanova about her AMLE article on mobility, gender and promotion
CYGNA: Internationalisation of Japanese academia
Reports on our 27th CYGNA meeting with presentations on internationalisation of academia and a social media clinic
Microsoft Academic: Is the Phoenix getting wings?
Compares citation coverage in the new Microsoft Academic with Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science
How to find your next research project?
Provides suggestions on how to find new and interesting research projects
Harzing.com blog 2 years old!
Celebrating my blog's second anniversary with the top-15 most read blogs
From h-index to hIa: The ins and outs of research metrics
Explains two key research metrics and compares three sources of citation data: the Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar.
CYGNA: Be nice AND get the corner office
Reports on our 21st CYGNA meeting with an emphasis on negotiating your employment conditions
Welcome to my blog!
Introduction to Anne-Wil's blog
Want to impress at an academic job interview?
Shows you how to use PoP do some intelligence gathering to make a good impression at a job interview
CYGNA: Publishing in Management, Psychology and International Business
Reports on various CYGNA meetings with the general theme of publishing
How to write for US journals with non-US data
Summarizes an editorial by Carol Kulik that explains how to position your research for an international reader
Strategies for Publishing Pedagogical Research
Reports on a seminar by David Boud at Middlesex University on the 2nd of July 2019
How to write successful funding applications?
Provides ten tips for successful funding applications
Harzing.com blog 3 years old!
Celebrating my blog's third anniversary with the top-15 most read blogs
The mystery of the phantom reference: a detective story
Short summary of white paper that shows how sloppy writing and sloppy quality control lead to a non-existing article being cited nearly 400 times
Publish or Perish General Search - a Swiss Army Knife?
Lists five little known things you can do with the PoP General Citation Search
CYGNA: Careers, mobility and belonging: foreign women academics in the UK
Reports on our 15th CYGNA meeting with a special emphasis on the challenges for female foreign academics in the UK
Gender and geographical diversity in the JIBS editorial board: an update
Announces an update of white paper on editorial board diversity
Publishing in Management Education Journals
Report on a seminar by Jon Billsberry at Middlesex University on the 5th of March 2018
How to get listed on the ESI ranking of highly cited authors
Illustrates how tongue-in-cheek papers might be taken seriously by naive (or desparate) academics
Microsoft Academic is one year old: the Phoenix is ready to leave the nest
The third of my trilogy of papers on Microsoft Academic reporting on its coverage one year after its re-launch
AIB RM-SIG: Research methods in International Business
Listing of all recent articles published in Journal of International Business Studies dealing with methodological issues
Why are there so few female Economics professors?
Short summary of my article in Economisch Statistiche Berichten on gender bias and meritocray in academia
Return to Meaning: A Social Science with Something to Say
Gives my reflections on my Summer reading "Return to Meaning" and pleads for individual initiative in creating Positive Academia
Replication study gives thumbs up for the individual annual h-index
Applies the hIa index for a large sample of academics in the United Emirates
Publish or Perish increases transparency in academic appointments
Illustrates how PoP has been used to expose nepotism and incompetence
Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
Short summary of white paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise
Your introduction: first impressions count! [5/8]
What are the elements of an effective introduction: context, importance and interest
Strange journal invitations popping up in my inbox every day
Discusses the phenomenon of predatory open access journals
CYGNA: Social network analysis and managing large research teams
Reports on our 17th CYGNA meeting with presentations about social network analysis and managing large research teams
CYGNA: Building your academic brand through social media
Reports on our 16th CYGNA meeting with two presentations on social media in academia
The four P's of getting published
Short summary of white paper explaining how performance, practice, participation and persistance are needed to publish academic papers
Writing your abstract: not a last-minute activity [4/8]
Explains what needs to be included in an effective abstract
Your title: the public face of your paper [3/8]
Illustrates how to create a good title through an iterative process
Research fraud: salutary reading for the Summer holidays
Introduces Diederik Stapel's novel Derailment, a salutary tale of a researcher's downfall
CYGNA: Life-long learning in academia
Reports on our 25th CYGNA meeting with presentations on an Erasmus visit and participation in the Aurora program
How many references is enough?
Some reflections on why more references isn't always better, but how strategic referencing might help
Useful resources when preparing for journal submission
Presents some key resources to improve your chances of successful publication
Harzing.com blog 4 years old!
Celebrating my blog's fourth anniversary with the top-15 most read blogs
Language effects in international mail surveys
Explains how questionnaire language might influence the responses received in cross-cultural research
CYGNA's 5 year anniversary: MDX writing boot-camp
Reports on the Middlesex writing bootcamp for CYGNA members - a full day even to celebrate our 5th anniversary
Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
White paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise
Finding a Unicorn? Research funding in Business & Management research
Explains why university administrators need to be realistic in the amount of research funding they can expect Business School academics to generate
The four ailments of academic writing and how to cure them
Some golden tips on how to improve your academic writing
Own your place in the world by writing a book
A passionate plea to consider publishing a book at least once in your academic career
CYGNA: Negotiation workshop
Reports on our 30th CYGNA meeting dealing with negotations styles
Open Syllabus Explorer: evidencing research-based teaching?
Reviews how the Open Syllabus Project can help academics to understand their impact on teaching and find the best textbook for their course
The four P's of publishing
Explains how performance, practice, participation and persistance are needed to publish academic papers
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