Why research matters

Public trust in science and “experts” is at a profound low, yet the potential of research and its power to shape our world has never been more important.   Speaker Bio: Dr. Giles Yeo is from San Francisco, receiving his bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. In 1994, he…

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A day in the life of an early career researcher

Early career researchers across disciplines face many of the same challenges – pressure to publish, getting tenure, networking, obtaining grants. What can societies and publishers do to help them succeed?       Speaker Bio: Dr. Charlotte Mathieson is a Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century English Literature in the School of English and Languages at the University…

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Tools for scholarly collaboration

ResearchGate and the like are creating new digital spaces where scholars can share their research, network, and find collaborators. What does this mean for more traditional collaboration spaces?   Speaker Bio: Steven Henderson is a Market Analyst in Research Insights at Wiley. When faced with large unwieldy datasets, teasing out trends and stories behind this…

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The right data policy for your journal: A panel discussion

Group discussion that hits on data sharing trends – ways data is shared, motivations to share, and why researchers may be hesitant to share.   Speaker Bios: Kathryn Sharples – Kathryn is Publishing Development Director at Wiley where she is responsible for developing and delivering subject growth strategies for the journals business. Based in Wiley’s…

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Focus on authors

Understanding the needs of authors is critical to creating excellent authoring experiences. Learn about what Wiley is doing to bring the best authors and the best research to your journals.   Speaker Bio: Natasha White is Director, Author Marketing at Wiley where she is responsible for driving Open Access and Author Engagement Marketing strategy, working…

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Evolving models of peer review

What are the benefits and challenges of alternative peer review models used by F1000, Peerage of Science, Rubriq, Axios Review, and the like?   Speaker Bios: Andrew Beckerman is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield. He is an evolutionary ecologist working on phenotypic plasticity, algae biotechnology and…

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Open access and enabling access for greater impact

An update on developments in open access and how publishers and societies can increase access to knowledge more generally.   Speaker Bio: As Vice President, Publishing Development, Liz Ferguson is responsible for developing Wiley’s global journal programs, subscription and open access, and leads Wiley’s open access strategy. She also has a strong focus on data…

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Science communication: Working with the media

How can researchers and learned societies engage with journalists, and why is it important for research impact?   Speaker Bio: A biologist, broadcaster, and author, Adam Hart is based at the University of Gloucestershire, where he is Professor of Science Communication. Initially working on social insect biology as a PhD student at the University of…

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