Articles tagged with: Networking

September 29, 2017 | Emma Cianchi, Communications Executive

Fit for the future: the science and art of research communication

A Taylor & Francis Scholarly Summit

Taylor & Francis will be holding a Scholarly Summit event for journal editors and society representatives based in the US and Canada. The event offers the opportunity to discuss the key issues facing journal editors and learned societies, and network with industry leaders and innovators, fellow editors, early career researchers, learned society representatives, and Taylor & Francis colleagues.
June 12, 2017 | Dr. Paul Taylor Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Systematic Paleontology

'Quality is not an act; it is a habit': tips for attracting high calibre content

Dr Paul TaylorDr. Paul Taylor is a Merit Researcher at the Natural History Museum and the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Systematic Paleontology, published by Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Natural History Museum, London. The journal has a 2015 Impact Factor score of 3.143 and is ranked 2nd in the Web of Science’s Paleontology journals list.…

March 23, 2017 | Grace Ma, Managing Editor - Science, Technology & Medicine Journals (APAC)

Top takeaways from our Singapore Editor Round Table

Approximately 25 journal editors and editorial board members from journals across the subject areas joined us at Goodwood Park Hotel for the Editor Round Table on 22nd February.

The workshop started off with a welcome address by Lyndsey Dixon, Regional Editorial Journals Director, Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific.…

October 2, 2014 | Dr. Neil Powe Managing Editor of Journal of Environmental Planning and Management

What I wish I'd known when I first started editing a journal

The importance of maintaining the human touch

Being an editor is a rewarding yet challenging job with much of the work occurring through an electronic online automated system. Whilst the efficiency of processing is significantly enhanced by such systems, and feedback from the authors and reviewers is mostly positive, it can be difficult to maintain a personal approach.
September 24, 2014 | Ken Jones Managing Editor, Professional Development in Education

What I wish I’d known when I first started editing a journal

If you want a journal to grow, you can’t do it alone

Professional Development in Education began its life 40 years ago as the British Journal of In-service Education, run by a small, close-knit team who encouraged “practitioner” contributions as well as articles emerging from academic research. In those days a team of about six editors read every article and each was discussed fully at Editorial Boards before a decision was made. This was one of the best professional learning environments I've been involved in and it highlighted the fact that academics disagree.