September 2019 | Curious about what we do, what goes into producing a nature-branded research journal? Find out how more about the role of our editors, the author copyright and how we interact with the scientific community. Here are five things you may not know about us and how they can help you throughout your career. Don’t forget to check out our short video ‘What makes a Nature journal’ to find out more about these and other initiatives.
In this article we look at some of the broader impact outcomes resulting from two very different papers published in Nature-branded Journals. We talked to the corresponding authors of each paper to find out what kind of impact the work has had on their careers, their field of research, and the wider world. We also asked them about their thoughts on the continued value of traditional research metrics; how they see impact measures changing over time; and what additional measures they would like to see introduced.
With the 150th Anniversary of Nature on the horizon in November 2019, our archivist and in-house-historian, Alysoun Sanders, has been exploring our archive and discovered some interesting, fun and significant highlights that you may not have know about one of the oldest scientific journals in the world!