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The Journal of Performance Magic - Call for Papers

The Journal of Performance Magic - Call for Papers

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-07-24

Call of Papers – The New Normal The Journal of Performance Magic is now open for submissions – read the call for papers below to find out information on how to submit and the peer-review process. The Journal of Performance Magic is an annual, peer-reviewed online publication from The University of Huddersfield Press. (ISSN 2051-6037)The Journal focuses on a multidisciplinary and contemporary [...]

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Rolf Gehlhaar: A Pioneer in Creative Music Technology

Rolf Gehlhaar: A Pioneer in Creative Music Technology

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-06-18

The latest article in the Journal of Creative Music Systems discusses the life and work of inventor, composer and musicologist Rolf Gehlhaar and his contributions to contemporary music and digital sound design.Gehlhaar was born in Breslau (Poland, 1943). In 1953, Gehlhaar and his parents, a rocket scientist and teacher of fine arts, emigrated to the USA, where he would study at Yale [...]

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Author Spotlight: Morphological properties of hair and their variation when subjected to oxidation via chemical bleaching

Author Spotlight: Morphological properties of hair and their variation when subjected to oxidation via chemical bleaching

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-29

Another article in our latest edition of Fields, our open access student research journal was written by Raeesah Ismat Saddiq. Her article address the issues surrounding hair analysis and hair bleaching. We asked her to tell us about her research, his article and his experiences.My final year MSc project focussed on how hair analysis (particularly in cases of drug testing) can be inaccurate when [...]

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Author Spotlight:An investigation to determine how the introduction of outdoor education supports learning in Key Stage One

Author Spotlight:An investigation to determine how the introduction of outdoor education supports learning in Key Stage One

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-26

Another article in our latest edition of Fields, our open access student research journal was written by Emily Hooson. Her article address the currently relevant issues surrounding teaching and learning practices. We asked her to tell us about her research, his article and his experiences. This journal article offers an insight to how an effective outdoor environment in education impacts [...]

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Author Spotlight: UK SMEs and business students: An investigation into the perceptions of employability for entry-level positions in SMEs

Author Spotlight: UK SMEs and business students: An investigation into the perceptions of employability for entry-level positions in SMEs

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-22

Huddersfield student Thomas Shaw published an article in the 2020 edition of Fields, our open access student research journal. We asked him to tell us about his research, his article and his experiences. My research area focused on a comparison of perceptions of Employability between Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and Undergraduate Business students.The article evaluates thoughts of [...]

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Author Spotlight: An empire of glass: Cracks in the foundations of Kipling's India

Author Spotlight: An empire of glass: Cracks in the foundations of Kipling's India

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-18

Huddersfield literature student Aaisha Raja published an article in the 2020 edition of Fields, our open access student research journal. We asked her to tell us about her research and her article. Rudyard Kipling’s Kim is a novel that attempts to reconcile Kipling’s love for India and his knowledge that his presence was undesired. He fabricates an idealised fantasy of colonial India—one that [...]

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Author Spotlight: Celebrating the individuality of young children: Participatory assessment through child-led imaginary play in Reception Class

Author Spotlight: Celebrating the individuality of young children: Participatory assessment through child-led imaginary play in Reception Class

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-15

Huddersfield student Sally Bee-Booth published an article in the sixth issue of our student research journal Fields. We asked her to write a short overview of her research.The government’s increased emphasis on numeracy and literacy assessment in reception class is extremely worrying as it risks failing to celebrate all children, in all their varied strengths and abilities, as being equally [...]

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Open Access Resources - Public Domain Books

Open Access Resources - Public Domain Books

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-12

Last but not least in our series on Open Access resources: Public Domain publications. Whilst these books are technically speaking not open access publications, they are freely available as their copyrights will have expired or are no longer applicable. As such, many of these books include classics like Pride and Prejudice, Alice in Wonderland and Little Women. Project GutenbergThe go-to for [...]

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Open Access Resources - Publishers

Open Access Resources - Publishers

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-07

Third in our series of Open Access resources are publishers! First of all, there is our fellow Yorkshire OA university press White Rose University Press, which is a collaboration between York, Leeds and Sheffield University. They welcome publications from a wide range of academic disciplines. One of their latest publications is Voices and Practices in Applied Linguistics on research in applied [...]

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Open Access Resources - Books

Open Access Resources - Books

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-04

Next in our series of Open Access resources are Open Access books and platforms for them. Starting DOAB, which is a directory for Open Access books and helps to increase the discoverability of Open Access books. Publishers are invited to provide metadata of their OA books to DOAB and libraries can integrate the directory in their catalogues and online collections. As such, DOAB aids students, [...]

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Open Access Resources - Journals, Archives and other Platforms

Open Access Resources - Journals, Archives and other Platforms

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-04-29

Huddersfield University Press is a proud Open Access publisher and as such, we are always happy to promote and celebrate Open Access publications. However, we are not the only OA publisher and this post, and others to follow, will highlight various OA publishers and platforms. We will start with the various OA platforms, directories and archives available.Informit and ScienceOpen are both open [...]

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International Women’s day 2020

International Women’s day 2020

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-03-07

You may know that this Sunday (8th of March) is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is: “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. The purpose of this day, as described by UN Women, is to: Challenge gender normsEmpower each otherCelebrate diversityBreak stereotypesReject the binaryMobilize, andTake action. In the past, we have written about Henrietta Schwann, a name that [...]

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Music Beyond Airports celebrates 10,000 Open Access reads!

Music Beyond Airports celebrates 10,000 Open Access reads!

Posted by Megan Taylor on 2020-02-03

Music Beyond Airports is an essay collection assembled from papers at the Ambient@40 International conference 2018 in Huddersfield. It celebrates Eno’s work and landmark release of Music for Airports in 1978, but also explores ambient music over the 40 years since that release. This publication examines the role of ambient music in society and culture and how it has developed over the past 40 [...]

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University of Huddersfield Press launches a new collaboration with Informit.

University of Huddersfield Press launches a new collaboration with Informit.

Posted by Megan Taylor on 2020-01-17

About Informit Informit is an open access publishing platform which is mainly used by Australian academics and professionals, but provides access to researchers, practitioners and other users worldwide. Informit provides content from over a 100 specialist databases, covering a wide range of disciplines, such as humanities, business, law, social science, [...]

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The University of Huddersfield Press celebrates a growing partnership with Science Open.

The University of Huddersfield Press celebrates a growing partnership with Science Open.

Posted by Megan Taylor on 2020-01-16

Science Open is a freely accessible platform for academic research. Articles, books and chapters can be read and downloaded free of charge and it currently hosts over 59 million articles, 25.000 journals and work by 26 million authors. Create your own tailored collectionScience Open allows users to create their own library collections to which they can add publications of [...]

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