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Comments, views and connections from Springer Nature

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  • How Can We Accelerate Data Sharing?

    What steps can publishers, funders and institutions take to make data sharing worth a researcher’s time and energy, and accelerate progress? 

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    05 Dec 2018
  • Connecting curious minds to advance learning and discovery

    Research News

    Springer Nature will stay curious, connect ideas, question how things are done, explore new ways to deliver for our communities and then make the changes that matter.

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    08 Nov 2018
  • The quest for more value – challenges of the scientific ecosystem in the absence of coordination: A Long Read

    Research News

    Daniel Ropers shares some of his early observations about the academic publishing industry.

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    02 Nov 2018
  • Publication misconduct: changing the conversation

    Suzanne Farley discusses how to increase prevention and detection of research and publication misconduct. 

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    24 Oct 2018

Previous posts

Lessons learned from open peer review: a publisher’s perspective

Research News

Rachel Burley discusses BMC's history in openness and transparency and what has been learnt.

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14 Sep 2018
Accelerating open access: what is missing from Plan S

Research News

The transition to open access needs to be sustainable for the whole research community.

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Research Publishing
11 Sep 2018
Finding the science in social media

Research News

At Springer Nature we believe that social media is a vital tool for everyone involved in the academic research and publishing process. 

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31 Aug 2018
Hybrid journals can advance the move towards full open access

Blogs

Hybrid journals play an important role in the transition to open access.

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02 Aug 2018
Science benefits from diversity – and as publishers we have a role to play

As a progressive publisher, we have a responsibility to support diversity and inclusion.

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Research Publishing
19 Jul 2018
What next for Impact Factors?

Why we need to work together to create metrics that better meet the needs of the research community.

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Research Publishing
03 Jul 2018
Can research change the world?

Springer Nature believes that great multidisciplinary research needs to be informing global discussions.  

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03 Jul 2018
We need to do more to celebrate and support women in engineering

Women’s achievements in STEM fields need to be harnessed to raise awareness, create role models and foster a more inclusive culture. 

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22 Jun 2018
Future of the book all down to definition

Advancing discovery

The speed of recent change in the publishing industry in the past 10 years poses the question, what will book publishing look like in the future?

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11 Jun 2018
Springer Nature is standing firm behind the experts

Advancing discovery

Like the experts we publish we too need to be better at communicating what we do. 

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Research Publishing
25 May 2018
Welcome to Springboard

Advancing discovery

Our blog brings together views and commentary on the latest innovations, ideas and issues facing the world of academic publishing and the wider research community as a whole.

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25 May 2018

 

Nature: Prioritize the needs of the audience when giving a presentation

Nature: Prioritize the needs of the audience when giving a presentation

Speakers inadvertently prepare presentations for themselves rather than their audiences. A few mental exercises can help presenters to avoid this pitfall. 

BMC Quiz: so you think you know biology?

BMC Quiz: so you think you know biology?

From the molecular to the extra-terrestrial, you may be surprised by some of the research that is happening in the diverse fields involved in biological research. Test your knowledge on the latest (and often bizarre) biological research.

Springer Nature: Springer Nature launches Open data badges pilot

Springer Nature: Springer Nature launches Open data badges pilot

Springer Nature has launched a pilot program in which digital Open data badges are being awarded to articles to incentivize and reward open data sharing practices amongst our authors.

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