Tag Archives: Research

How to avoid desk-rejection

Before papers are sent for refereeing, editors check newly-submitted papers for a range of features. Authors can check these things themselves, and increase the likelihood that their papers will proceed from the editor’s desk and into the refereeing process. This … Continue reading

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How to write informative abstracts

Abstracts are frequently the least informative part of a paper. They should be the most informative part. Continue reading

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How to review a research paper

The text below originally appeared in an ARCOM Newsletter. I reproduce a revised version here to make it more accessible to new researchers who might not be combing through back-numbers of ARCOM newsletters at http://www.arcom.ac.uk There are many things that … Continue reading

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