Research Smarter

Find and advance the hottest new research in your field, step-by-step

Keeping up with breakthrough research is no easy feat. Helping to advance that breakthrough research is even harder – especially if you’re a new academic. Luckily, it doesn’t always need to involve years in the lab. The latest Research Fronts report gives you quick insight into hot and emerging research heating up across the scientific […]

Young statistician aims to predict the risk of deadly cancer with a blood test

A new prediction model could identify adults at high risk of colorectal cancer using the full blood count, says Oxford Statistician, Pradeep Virdee. This blog post originally appeared on the Publons blog.   More than 860,000 people died of colorectal cancer in 2018, making it one of the world’s deadliest cancers. It’s also the third […]

Spotlight: Highly Cited Researcher Edward Holmes

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? In celebration of the Highly Cited Researchers 2019, and as part of our series getting to know researchers across the world, […]

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 […]

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 […]

A researcher’s complete guide to open access papers

Finding quality scientific research can be hard, even in the Information Age when almost anything can be found online. Open access papers make the research process just that little bit easier. This blog will provide researchers with a full overview of what open access is, the advantages of open access resources, what to look out […]

The importance of the cited-reference list

 As an early-career researcher, you’re likely adjusting to a variety of challenges as you make your way. Writing and publishing a research paper is one of them. One part of the writing process might not seem important, but it can have a major impact, not only on your prospects for getting published but, ultimately, on […]

How to build your online researcher identity and increase your impact

Starting a career is very exciting but can also feel complex and intimidating at times, regardless of the professional environment, and the highly competitive world of academic research is no exception. As an early career researcher (ECR) there are multiple dimensions to your career: first and foremost pursuing your post-doctoral research project, ideally by securing […]

Eight Ways (and More) To Find and Access Research Papers

If you’re in the early stages of your research career, you’re likely struggling to learn all you can about your chosen field and evaluate your options. You also need an easy and convenient way to find the right research papers upon which to build your own work and keep you on the proper path toward […]