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COVID-19: Featured blogs and resources

  • Research in the time of a pandemic: SENTINEL- A proactive, early warning system to pre-empt future pandemics

    COVID-19

    Dr Sabeti and Dr Happi talk about building a pandemic preemption system to safeguard us from future pandemics.

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    23 Jul 2020
  • Research in the time of a pandemic: Coronavirus, Class and Mutual Aid in the UK

    COVID-19

    In this week's blog we discuss how the economic systems in place played a role into how the pandemic has developed.

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    16 Jul 2020
  • Research in the time of a pandemic: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

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    Read about the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in Africa and their role during the pandemic.

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    09 Jul 2020
  • Research in the time of a pandemic: Leading the Oxford Vaccine Trial

    COVID-19

    Dr Sarah Gilbert, the lead for the Oxford Vaccine Trial for COVID-19 talks about the vaccine.

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    02 Jul 2020
  • Research in the time of a pandemic: Healthcare preparedness and response

    COVID-19

    How healthcare agencies prepare for a pandemic? What are the plans and guidance in place and how prepared was the US healthcare system? Find out in this week's blog.

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    25 Jun 2020
  • Research in the time of a pandemic: Using supercomputers and statistical physics to inform government policies

    COVID-19

    Read how simulation models are being used in South Korea to inform government policies on COVID-19.

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    18 Jun 2020
  • Research in the time of a pandemic: How a 2018 BBC documentary helped advance COVID-19 research

    COVID-19

    The story of an Oxford researcher and how he used data from a BBC documentary to demonstrate COVID-19 spread patterns.

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    11 Jun 2020
  • Research in the time of a pandemic: Korea’s COVID-19 success story

    COVID-19

    In this week's blog, read about one of the most successful COVID-19 responses globally, that of Korea

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    04 Jun 2020
  • Research in the time of a pandemic: An interview with WHO

    COVID-19

    The World Health Organization is this week's guest in our series 'Research in the time of a pandemic'. 

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    27 May 2020
  • Stories from researchers in lockdown: Constructive adaption, resourcefulness, and motivation

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    Read the firsthand experiences of researchers working remotely during the pandemic.

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    12 May 2020
  • Transfers during trying times

    Transfer Desk

    Research goes on. And the Transfer Desk at Springer Nature is still working hard to help every sound submission that comes into us find a suitable journal to publish it.

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    18 May 2020
  • Research in the time of a pandemic: The researcher's role in shaping policy and communicating with the public

    COVID-19

    In response to coronavirus, we are launching a new series 'Research in the time of a pandemic'. Read our first interview with Dr. Emmanouil Dermitzakis, key figure in a new epidemiological research project on SARS-COV-2 virus.

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    12 May 2020
  • Authentication issues? Learn about remote access

    COVID-19

    We explain how you can access Springer Nature content wherever you may be working from.

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    01 May 2020
  • Looking for ways to stay connected with your research community? Read an editor's advice.

    COVID-19

    Read our advice for how you can keep networking despite travel bans by taking advantage of your virtual community, sharing your researcher wider online and more.

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    24 Apr 2020
  • Want to stay connected with a publisher? Here's how.

    Palgrave

    Our Palgrave Social Science Editorial Director shares how her team is approaching remote working and how current and potential authors can best stay connected with publishers during this time.

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    17 Apr 2020
  • Here’s how you can access textbooks for free during the coronavirus lockdown

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    Download a wide range of essential titles now from across all disciplines.

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    16 Apr 2020
  • How can AI support the research community in times of crisis?

    COVID-19

    Explore the rapid prototype report using coronavirus research published in 2020 by Springer Nature.

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    01 Apr 2020
  • How is Springer Nature helping you carry on with your research in these uncertain times?

    COVID-19

    We are facing unprecedented circumstances in our personal and professional lives. Find out how Springer Nature is working to support the needs of the research community at this time.

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    27 Mar 2020
  • How Springer Nature responds to public health emergencies

    COVID-19

    Learn more about Springer Nature's commitment to supporting the global response to emerging outbreaks.

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    18 Mar 2020

Newest blogs by topic

Apply for training grants for early career researchers

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Learn about our grant scheme for Early Career Researchers to fit these challenging times.

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06 Oct 2020
Learn why one scholar sees publishing open access as a moral obligation

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We are celebrating this year’s open access week by talking to a number of researchers. Dr. Andrea Zappalaglio, Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law at the University of Sheffield and an Affiliated Researcher at Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, shares his thoughts.

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18 Oct 2020
SDG2 remains a beacon for the 2021 Nutrition 4 Growth and Food Systems Summits

SN SDG Programme

Read more from the editors of Nature Food and Nature Sustainability.

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12 Oct 2020
Meet the editor behind our Women in Engineering and Science series

diversity

Read our Q&A with Jill S. Tietjen, Series Editor of our Women in Engineering and Science book series. 

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13 Oct 2020
Improving the Quality and Visibility of a Journal by Honoring Top Reviewers: An Exceptional Editor Case Study

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This editor set out to thank reviewers for their contribution to his journal's growth.

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15 May 2020
What motivates a young scientist to seek mentorship in peer review?

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Early career researchers share their thoughts on peer review.

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24 Sep 2020
Celebrating those who stand up for science: The John Maddox Prize 2019

Nature Research

Early career researcher Alex Lloyd, from Voice of Young Science network, shares his experience of attending the John Maddox prize ceremony last year. 

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21 May 2020

Latest posts

  • Learn why one scholar sees publishing open access as a moral obligation

    open access

    We are celebrating this year’s open access week by talking to a number of researchers. Dr. Andrea Zappalaglio, Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law at the University of Sheffield and an Affiliated Researcher at Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, shares his thoughts.

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    18 Oct 2020
  • How open access allows for a greater diversity of people to engage with a discussion

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    We are celebrating this year’s open access week by talking to a number of researchers. Dr. Mark Ryan, Digital Ethics Researcher at Wageningen Economic Research, shares his thoughts.

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    18 Oct 2020
  • Why we need to do more to making publishing open access the norm

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    We are celebrating this year’s open access week by talking to a number of researchers. Dr. Kathryn Francis, Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Bradford, shares her thoughts.

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    18 Oct 2020
  • Why open access promotes science as a collective endeavor

    open access

    We are celebrating this year’s open access week by talking to a number of researchers. Dr. Viktoriia Radchuk, senior scientist at the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, shares her thoughts.

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    18 Oct 2020
  • Why it’s essential to address the administrative barriers of publishing open access

    open access

    We are celebrating this year’s open access week by talking to a number of researchers. Dr. Love Dalén, Professor in evolutionary genetics at the Swedish Museum of Natural History, shares his thoughts.

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    18 Oct 2020
  • How open access is helping counter misinformation and prejudice

    open access

    We are celebrating this year’s open access week by talking to a number of researchers. Dr. Darren Langdridge, Professor of Psychology and Sexuality at the Open University, shares his thoughts.

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    18 Oct 2020
  • Meet the editor behind our Women in Engineering and Science series

    diversity

    Read our Q&A with Jill S. Tietjen, Series Editor of our Women in Engineering and Science book series. 

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    13 Oct 2020
  • SDG2 remains a beacon for the 2021 Nutrition 4 Growth and Food Systems Summits

    SN SDG Programme

    Read more from the editors of Nature Food and Nature Sustainability.

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    12 Oct 2020
  • Apply for training grants for early career researchers

    early career researchers

    Learn about our grant scheme for Early Career Researchers to fit these challenging times.

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    06 Oct 2020
  • Amplifying Black Voices: The convenient narratives that perpetuate racism (part 2)

    Black Lives Matter

    Read Dr. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe's second part of the blog "The convenient narratives that perpetuate racism". 

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    01 Oct 2020
  • Amplifying Black Voices: The convenient narratives that perpetuate racism (part 1)

    Black Lives Matter

    Dr. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe is this week's guest author. She is active in efforts that aim to address persistent issues of lack of diversity in STEMM.

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    01 Oct 2020
  • What motivates a young scientist to seek mentorship in peer review?

    early career researchers

    Early career researchers share their thoughts on peer review.

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    24 Sep 2020

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