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A Checklist for Revising Your Manuscript

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Weekly until the end of October, we’ll be posting useful content from AJE’s Author Resource Center focused on successful research communication. Revising and resubmitting your manuscript is a common part of the publishing process. Have you noticed that when you are doing revisions, it’s easy to add content that was not a part of the original submission? That opens the door to introducing errors. How can you avoid mistakes when revising? Use a checklist! In “A Checklist: Revising and Resubmitting a Paper for Publication,” AJE offers a 6-point list of things for you to check before resubmitting your manuscript. The …

Writing

Resources for Writing About Your Research

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Weekly until the end of October, we’ll be posting useful content from AJE’s Author Resource Center focused on successful research communication. Manuscripts are not the only document that you need to write well when aiming to publish your work. You also need to convey the importance of your research with clarity in abstracts, grants, and theses. Yet each document varies in form and purpose. It can be challenging for any author to remember the aim for each. This week we are sharing AJE’s collection of resources for writing more than a manuscript in “Research Abstracts, Grants, and Theses: More Resources to …

Choosing a Journal

Learn the Best Time to Choose a Journal

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Weekly until the end of October, we’ll be posting useful content from AJE’s Author Resource Center focused on successful research communication. In last week’s roundup of resources, one of the articles we shared was “Choosing the Right Journal for Your Research,” by AJE. It may seem easier to evaluate and choose a journal after your research is complete. However, choosing a journal while still working on your research has many benefits. For instance, your journal choice could affect your experimental design or even parts of your manuscript. Knowing that early in the research process could help you save time. To …

New Board Members

Welcoming Four New Board Members

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We are thrilled to announce the appointment of four new members to the Seeding Labs Board of Directors: Nearly doubling the size of Seeding Labs’ Board, these new additions join at a time where scientific support around the globe is needed more than ever. With foreign aid and investment in scientific research facing an uncertain future, the now nine-member Board of Directors will work to maintain and grow Seeding Labs’ efforts to connect the global scientific community. “Our new Board members bring diverse perspectives, innovative ideas, and a wealth of global experience that will help us continue realizing our mission: building a world …

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Back-to-School Publishing Resources

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Weekly until the end of October, we’ll be posting useful content from AJE’s Author Resource Center focused on successful research communication. The beginning of a school year is always exciting! There are new projects to plan and new discoveries to be made. If your goal is to share your findings with the global community, it is important to begin thinking about how you will communicate your research as early in the research process as possible. In AJE’s “Back to School Resource Round-Up,” you will find articles and a video to help you as you consider writing your manuscript and creating …

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Better Responses to Peer Reviewers

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Weekly until the end of October, we’ll be posting useful content from AJE’s Author Resource Center focused on successful research communication. How can you maintain good communication with peer reviewers? It starts with being clear and concise. Learn how you can promote a positive interaction with peer reviewers in AJE’s article, “How to Write the Summary in Your Response to Reviewers.” This article focuses on crafting a better summary response.  AJE is sharing a free template to help you get started. Using these best practices can improve your communication, as well as your experience! Share this Post

How to Edit Productively

How to Edit Productively

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Weekly until the end of October, we’ll be posting useful content from AJE’s Author Resource Center focused on successful research communication. Editing your manuscript can be one of the most difficult steps in the publication process. After spending hours writing about your research, the thought of changing the final version can be a challenge. However, it is one of the most critical aspects to publishing your work! Editors, reviewers, and co-authors may request revisions, and it is important to be open to making changes to improve the overall quality of your paper. In the article “How to Edit Productively,” AJE …

September 2017 Grants & Resources

Grants & Opportunities Roundup: September 2017

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Every month our Global Partnerships Director Melissa Wu collects opportunities that scientists and students in developing countries can take advantage of. Here’s our monthly roundup of the latest calls and resources for September 2017. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly newsletter to receive these directly in your mailbox! Areas of particular interest include innovations designed for use in humanitarian contexts and fragile settings, innovations that provide support to adolescent parents, and innovations with demonstrated scale and strong paths to sustainability that have not yet measured impact on child development. Successful proposals will be awarded seed grants of up …