Research Smarter

The changing nature of international collaboration [Podcast]

Tune in to learn how traditional and newly formed patterns of global collaboration play out in research, and about the tools available to uncover new cross-disciplinary opportunities.    Collaboration has changed significantly over the last 30 to 40 years. Air travel, international meetings and the internet have all played a role alongside other geopolitical, historical […]

World’s Highly Cited Researchers share their views about the future of science

Our Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020 announcement is fast approaching. In anticipation of this prestigious event, where we celebrate the exceptional performance of some of the most cited researchers on the planet, we reached out to some of the influential researchers named in previous years. We asked each researcher how the scientific landscape has changed over […]

How open science is transforming the future of research [Podcast]

Open research is a complex and rapidly evolving global movement. It has proven to be a springboard for ongoing research, discovery and innovation, but it has also led to challenges for researchers, librarians and publishers alike. Here to talk us through open research and the tools designed to help in this space is Dr. Nandita […]

Here’s what Highly Cited Researchers look for in PhD students

Our Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020 announcement is fast approaching. In anticipation of this prestigious event, where we celebrate the exceptional performance of some of the most cited researchers on the planet, we reached out to some of the researchers named in previous years. We asked them what qualities they look for most in a PhD […]

Highly cited economist tackles pandemic forecasting with new models, datasets

In November each year, we celebrate the exceptional performance of some of the most cited researchers on the planet. Our Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020 announcement is fast approaching, and in anticipation of this prestigious event, we reached out to some of the influential researchers named in previous years.   In this interview, we speak with […]

A researcher’s complete guide to open access papers

Open access is one of the most effective ways of ensuring your findings can be read and built upon by a broad audience. Sharing your papers and data without restrictions can help to build a better research culture, and lead to faster, more advanced outcomes for the global challenges we face today. Open access isn’t […]

It’s time to broaden the use of scientometrics, says award-winning researcher

Every October as part of our Eugene Garfield Award™, we recognize an early-career researcher for their innovative approach to citation analysis. To get a feel for the impact of this award, and to find out what exciting projects they have on the horizon, we reached out to some of our past recipients.   Our 2017 […]

Learn how this award-winning bibliometrician asks bolder questions

Every October as part of our Eugene Garfield Award™, we recognize an early-career researcher for their innovative approach to citation analysis. To get a feel for the impact of this Award, and to find out what exciting projects they have on the horizon, we reached out to some of our past recipients.   Our 2019 […]

Systematic review tips every librarian should know

Read our systematic review tips for librarians. Learn what they are and discover best-practice search tips and guides for researchers at your institution. You can also register for our webinar to learn more.   Librarians bring unique value to the systematic review process. Your knowledge of databases and search strategies can help researchers at your […]

The literature review | your definitive guide (2020)

This is our ultimate guide on how to write a narrative literature review. It forms part of our Research Smarter series. Learn more best practice tips by registering for our upcoming webinar.   How do you write a narrative literature review? Researchers worldwide are increasingly reliant on literature reviews. That’s because review articles provide you […]

How to find the right journal for your research (using actual data)

Want to help your research flourish? We share tips for using publisher-neutral data and statistics to find the right journal for your research paper. The right journal helps your research flourish. It puts you in the best position to reach a relevant and engaged audience, and can extend the impact of your paper through a […]