Homepage | ASHA Insights

Researcher
Q&A Forum

Have a question about academic publishing? Confused about how to handle a tricky situation? Post your question related to the publication process, new trends in the industry, publication ethics, and beyond. Send in your question now and see how others in the academic community react to it. And of course, someone from Editage Insights’ team of publication experts will be there to guide you with their expert view.

Industry Hot Topics

Is it acceptable for the supervisor to be one of the examiners for doctoral thesis? Usually the examiners have a right to vote to make the final judgment, but could a supervisor be given such a right too? If there are countries which adopt such a system, can you please mention some? ...Read more
A strong ‘gatekeeper bias’ could trap researchers from countries like India in a vicious cycle that keeps them from securing more money or availing important opportunities, says Sarah Iqbal, a senior research fellow at the department of biochemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, India. ...Read more
The postdoctoral period is the springboard for an early career researcher before plunging into the independent scientific career. Therefore, finding the right mentor is crucial in culminating the postdoctoral period into a rewarding career move as well as a satisfying learning experience. This article...Read more
View all articles from Industry Hot Topics

Journal Publication Process

I'm starting to write the background and I don't know where exactly should I start? ...Read more
Can a faculty member include his name on the student research published online because the former funded the paper publication? As the Research Head, part of my function is to check and receive papers written by the students at the end of every semester. I review them and select those that are publishable....Read more
I have submitted a manuscript to a journal. The status is showing 'Decision Reverted' after the second minor revision since the last 20 days. What is the meaning of this status? ...Read more
View all articles from Journal Publication Process

Manuscript Preparation

Did you know that most comma errors you make in while writing your research paper could be easily avoided? This infographic shows the top six comma errors authors frequently make while writing research papers. As a bonus, we've also added a bunch of research-related examples to help you understand how...Read more
In writing a research paper, you mention, or cite, papers written by other researchers. For example, instead of describing in detail the method you used, you simply provide a reference to a paper that offers the required description in detail; when you make a claim, you need to support it by citing publications....Read more
How do I write a problem statement for my thesis? The topic is “Influence of poverty on moral development.” ...Read more
View all articles from Manuscript Preparation

Quick Tips

As part of the four-year anniversary of Editage Insights, we would like you to join us as we take a look back at the fabulous journey so far. We want to share with you our successes and tell you what kept us busy over the last four years. This infographic will give you a look at the resources we have...Read more
It is very rare that two researchers from the same family receive the Nobel Prize. But what if the 2 researchers involved in the prize-winning research are both life partners as and research partners? This infographic lists five married couples where both partners have won the Nobel Prize, their prize-winning...Read more
Most of us know that DOIs (Digital Object Identifiers) help keep track of and trace research publications and scientific data. But what are DOIs? How do they work? And how do they benefit researchers? This infographic answers all basic questions about DOIs and tells you how you can use them....Read more
View all articles from Quick Tips

What's New?

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced earlier this month that it plans to discontinue the PubMed Commons service from February 15, 2018 due to low engagement and usage. Read on to know the details of this development.  ...Read more
This month, we have a great round-up of articles that deals with many complex issues such as academic moonlighters and discipline-hopping as well as negative attitudes toward legitimate scientific criticism on the part of researchers.  ...Read more
According to 2018 Science & Engineering Indicators, a report published by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), China has left the U.S. behind to become the largest producer of scientific articles. Over the last few years, the volume of publications in China has increased exponentially; and...Read more
View all articles from What's New?