Academic & Government

Peer review duo create new tool in psychology research

From mentor to co-author: the Publons Academy helped to form an international collaboration  Lilian Jans-Beken couldn’t believe her luck when her assigned mentor for the Publons Academy was leading clinical psychologist, Paul Wong. The PhD student and Professor Emeritus have since moved beyond peer review and formed an international collaboration in which they developed, validated, […]

Spotlight: Highly Cited Researcher Jane Elith

Ranking in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in Web of Science, Highly Cited Researchers are leading the way in solving the world’s biggest challenges. But what makes them tick? As we prepare to announce the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2019, and as part of our series getting to know […]

CrossRef Board Elections: Vote Dr Nandita Quaderi 

If you are a voting member of Crossref your ‘voting contact’ should have received an email in late September with information on how to select your preferred candidate for the 2019 Board. There are seven candidates standing for five seats.   Below, Dr Quaderi explains why she should be elected to the CrossRef Board.   My background […]

Welcome to the New ScholarOne Manuscripts Support

ScholarOne is proud to have a world-class support team and a trove of excellent resources to help our users navigate and master the product. As such, we are proud to have a website hosting those resources that reflects the high quality of service we offer. We are delighted to introduce our users to the new […]

Innovation in exoskeleton robotics research – an interview from the frontlines

Researchers are on the frontiers of human discovery and innovation. But what makes them tick? We’re getting to know researchers across the world to learn what has inspired their research, what they want the world to know about their domain, and how the Web of Science Group’s workflow solutions are helping them to keep innovating […]

Web of Science Group for Publishers, an interview with Keith Collier

For more than 50 years, the Web of Science has been the only publisher-independent citation index serving the research ecosystem, and relied upon by publishers. But following revamped products and focused investment in our team, the Web of Science Group can offer so much more, tailored specifically for the publishing community. Keith Collier, Vice President […]

Researchers of Nobel class: Citation Laureates 2019

On October 7, 2019, the Nobel Assembly will vote to confer science’s highest honor and announce the first of the 2019 Nobel Prizes. While this annual rite inspires worldwide speculation about possible recipients, the Web of Science Group has, since 2002, brought special insight into identifying researchers likely to receive Nobel recognition. In selecting these […]

Quality in peer reviewing: good soil is needed for good fruits

In this guest post Dr. Marie Lisandra Zepeda Mendoza, Marie Curie Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, discusses peer review recognition and training and shares her views on #QualityInPeerReview, the theme of this year’s Peer Review Week. “Peer review” is a stamp of quality research. In science, there is a strong push for peer-reviewed […]