Welcome to Online Open-access Academia: Please Mind Your Head

Jonathan Downie is currently in the final stages of his PhD on client expectations of interpreters from Heriot-Watt University. Jonathan is a long time contributor to the Whisperer – his most popular piece was on parenting a toddler. This time Jonathan has some good words of advice for the PhD journey. You can read more … Continue reading Welcome to Online Open-access Academia: Please Mind Your Head

Ever thought of publishing your data?

PhD students can make a bigger impact by sharing their data, but this requires more mature data management practices. You have an oppotunity that other's before you haven't: to be focus on data alongside publications as a valuable output of research. Richard Ferrars and Amir Aryani of the Australian National Data Service tell us how … Continue reading Ever thought of publishing your data?

Why is grey literature not open access?

In case you didn't already know, this week is Open Access Week. To celebrate, this week's post is by Belinda Thompson,  a PhD Scholar in the Menzies Centre for Health Policy at the Australian National University. This post originally appeared on the Open Access Support Group blog and I'd like to thank Danny Kingsley for … Continue reading Why is grey literature not open access?