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Library and Learning Services in conjunction with the Graduate School are delighted to announce a new workshop for research students and staff.
Elaine Devine from Taylor & Francis will be leading the workshop and will bring a publisher perspective to the two important scholarly activities of getting published and becoming a peer reviewer.
|10 – 11am||How to get published in an academic journal: tips to help you succeed|
|Questions / break|
|11.15am – 12pm||How to be an effective reviewer for an academic journal|
|12 – 12.30pm||Breakout review exercise on effective reviews for journals Including feedback and questions|
|12:30 – 1pm||Lunch|
|1pm – 2pm||Taylor and Francis focus group: give your views on the journal article publishing process (optional)|
Where: Pytchley 101, Park Campus
When: Thursday 30th June from 10am to 1pm (includes lunch)
Who: Research students and staff
To book a place: Please register on our Eventbrite site
I’m so sorry – we’ve been having a somewhat hectic few weeks and I completely forgot to post the new term’s help desk dates!
Park Library R2.20:
- Friday 29th April – 2 to 4pm
- Wednesday 11th May – 10am to 12 noon
- Monday 23rd May – 10am to 12 noon
- Friday 10th June – 10am to 12 noon
- Thursday 23rd June – 2 to 4pm
- Thursday 7th July – 10am to 12 noon (**updated)
Avenue Library MG1:
- Tuesday 3rd May – 10am to 12 noon
- Thursday 19th May – 10am to 12 noon
- Wednesday 1st June – 2 to 4pm
- Monday 13th June – 10am to 12 noon
- Tuesday 28th June – 2 to 4pm
We look forward to seeing you at Park or Avenue library.
Each Unit of Assessment will need to submit a section on “open research”, detailing the submitting unit’s open access strategy, including where this goes above and beyond the REF open access policy requirements, and wider activity to encourage the effective sharing and managment of research data.
To assist us in meeting this criteria, please ensure that all research outputs that are accepted for publication are uploaded to NECTAR as soon as they have been accepted
Note – copyright will be checked, and all publisher’s policies will be respected. What can be made open, will be!
Note – by depositing your work in NECTAR this does not make your work automatically open access.
If you have any questions about embargo periods or credibility of journals that you are looking to publish in please email email@example.com
Open Access Requirements for all journal articles and conference proceedings accepted for publication from the 1st of April 2016 are:
Deposit – within 3 months of acceptance
Embargo Periods – 12 months – Panel A and B (STEM), 24 Months Panel C and D
Last week I attended an interesting event put on by Taylor and Francis (T&F) and, knowing that quite a few Northampton researchers publish with T&F, I thought I’d share some of the things I learned.
There were several talks during the day, covering support for early career researchers; peer review and journal development; the role of the editorial team; journal production; dissemination; and open access. The full slide presentation is available here but for me a number of points stood out.
Submitted by Sharon Meredith, Institute of Health and Wellbeing
Speaker: Dr Katherine Runswick-Cole, Senior Research Fellow in Disability Studies & Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University
Date: Wednesday 13 April 2016, 1-2 pm
Venue: Sulgrave, S029, Park Campus, The University of Northampton
A sandwich lunch will be provided.
Submitted by Prof Stefan Kaczmarczyk
Speaker: Mike Blundell, Professor of Vehicle Dynamics and Impact, Centre for Mobility and Transport, Coventry University.
Monday 4th April 2016 New date Monday 11th April
Time: 13:30 – 14:30
Venue: NW101, Avenue Campus
Refreshments will be available before and after the presentation.
It’s all go in the School of Science and Technology on Thursday!
The seminar will be conducted by Professor Carolyn Roberts (Specialist) and Dr Lis Broome (Knowledge Transfer Manager), from the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), which is the engagement arm of Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency.
For further details please see the original post.
Submitted by Professor Jeff Ollerton
On Thursday 17th March at 11:00 in NW205 there will be a guest lecture by Rowan Byrne, Senior Marine Environmental Scientist at the firm Mott MacDonald, entitled:
“Endangered Sea Turtles, Research, Biodiversity and Infrastructure Projects”.
This is a great opportunity to find out more about the kind of work these companies do and to ask questions about getting a career in conservation and environmental consultancy.
Photo credit: By P.Lindgren (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Submitted by Professor Jeff Ollerton
The programme for this Wednesday’s Annual Science and Technology Research Conference has just been announced:
|1300||Mu Mu||Computing||Towards immersive user experience: web-based media orchestration|
|1315||Ameer Al-Sadi||Computing||Management of Distributed Software-Defined Networks in Smart Cities|
|1330||Duncan McCollin||Ecology||Islands – natural laboratories for studying ecology|
|1345||Jeff Ollerton||Ecology||Extinctions of British pollinators and the role of large-scale agricultural changes|
|1400||Riyadh Abass||Engineering||Development of scheduling process for the M2M communications system in Smart Cities|
|1430||Joseph Maina||Wastes||Towards sustainable solid waste management in Kenya|
|1445||Lauren Samet||Moulton – Animal Welfare||The efficacy of herbal nutraceuticals in improving captive animal welfare.|
|1500||Douglas Mills||Engineering||Development of a hand held electrical device (the Procometer) to assess the protection afforded by an organic coating to a metal substrate in the field|
|1515||TianYang Lan||Engineering||Development of assessment method for conservation coatings applied to archaeological objects|
|1530||Oyin Olajubu||Computing||A textual language for requirement modelling|
|1600||Robin Crockett||Maths/Physical Geography||Patterns and trends in flows in the River Nene|
|1615||Zainab Al-Rubaye||Computing||The use of multivariable wireless sensor data to early detect lameness in sheep|
|1630||Melanie Limb||Human Geography||One in four|
|1645||Ian Livingstone||Physical Geography||Wind-blown sand in complex terrain: a case study from the Mojave Desert, California|
If you have not yet told firstname.lastname@example.org that you are attending, please do so for catering purposes. Thank you.