Designing for accessibility with empathy: how we approached the new Springer journal pages
Building the world to be inclusive by design, whether they be physical spaces or digital, benefits everyone. Access to knowledge should not be limited by who you are, where you are, or the device you are using. As a research publisher, we have a duty to never take the fundamental right to access news and knowledge for granted. In this guest post, James Alegria, Digital Brand Designer at SN, explains how the features of the new Springer journal pages were built with this in mind.
Using past research to solve today’s global pandemic: The power of Nature archives
As the world continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 virus, the scientific and medical research communities continue to rely on past discoveries to inform effective treatments. How is archival research advancing COVID-19 research?
Building trust in research through transparency in peer review
Did you know that it’s Springer Nature’s mission to help researchers, students, teachers and professionals to discover learn and achieve more? That's why peer review is a very important part of our publishing process and we aim to provide full transparency throughout the peer review process.
Nature Food: Crossing the disciplines of food research
Nature Food launched in January 2020, publishing research and commentary on all aspects of food production, processing, distribution and consumption that relate to the broader sustainability agenda. The COVID-19 pandemic has, according to Chief Editor Anne Mullen, drawn issues of food supply chain resilience and food security sharply into focus this year, and may well be an impetus for a global food system transformation.
Launch of the “Cancer at Nature Research Portal”
December 2017 | The Nature Research editors who handle cancer primary research, methods, protocols and reviews bring you the latest articles, covering all aspects from disease mechanisms to therapeutic approaches.
November 2017 | Our primary goal is to produce journals that the scientific community values, both as readers and authors. ...we also aim to create innovative journals that span both the natural and social sciences to help researchers address some of the biggest challenges that are facing global society.
A spotlight on gender equity and inclusion in astronomy
In this blog post, Nature Astronomy’s Chief Editor May Chiao talks about transparency in peer review and the journal’s efforts to support gender equity.
Partnering with the University of Liverpool to support the research cycle
January 2020 | Following a successful Nature Research journal publishing session in her library, Sarah Roughley, Scholarly Communications Librarian at the University of Liverpool, talks to us about creating engaging events that address the needs of researchers, and her perception of the Publisher’s role in helping librarians deliver insights and tutorials to their users.
The “Women in Immunology” initiative
In this blog post, Senior Editor, Nature Reviews Immunology reflects on the visibility of women in immunology
Nature Reviews Earth & Environment: Synthesising Earth science research
Nature Reviews Earth & Environment Launched in January 2020, aims to publish growing literature discussing all aspects of Earth and environment science. More than this, the prime objective is to encourage Earth scientists to work with broader communities to better understand the interactions between the natural environment and society.