[This post was created for the Wolters-Kluwer author newsletter Author Resource Review and has been reproduced with permission.  The content in the post is co-authored by Phil Daly and Ginny Pittman.  Phil Daly is a Senior Publisher at Wolters Kluwer Health and has over 25 years’ practice in STM editorial, managing editor and publisher roles. Phil holds […]

Japan’s investment in R&D is high. Despite this, Japanese research output is diminishing. Why is this happening? A hierarchical educational system, and lack opportunities and platforms for outer collaboration are among the reasons for this decline. International collaboration will play a crucial role in helping Japan increase the quality ad quantity of its research output. […]

The one-day Editage workshop, Writing to Publish: Essential elements, was attended by biomedical researchers from all corners of Japan, from Toyama and Kobe, even as far as Fukuoka. What was their objective? They must publish period. The participants were anxious to know how journal editors and reviewers looked at a research paper. They wished to know about […]

Engineers versus researchers in engineering Engineering is largely considered to be an application-oriented field. As a result, the theory behind the application is given lesser importance and, often, authors in the field of engineering find it difficult to write a research paper for publication. The primary difference lies in the treatment – the act of […]

Nostalgia aguda, infinita, terrible, de lo que tengo. Acute nostalgia, infinite And terrible, for what I already wield! “South”, in Poesia, en verso, 1917–1923 (1923), p. 97. Back of my forehead I feel tonight A entire sky utter of starlets. Under a western moon.Life is indeed lovely! “Western Moon” in Cancion (1935). Literature is a […]

English is the language of science and you need to master it to progress in your scientific career. Scientific writing for non-native English speakers is one of the thickest fights when writing a scientific paper. Non-native speakers tend to have spelling mistakes and their sentences don’t read well. English can be a tricky language to […]