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Author spotlight: solving power issues in engineering

Author spotlight: solving power issues in engineering

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-04-11

Engineering student Nick Horne has recently published an article about his research in our student research journal Fields. We caught up with him for a chat about his work and his experiences getting published. How would you explain your research to someone new to the subject? I would explain my research as a methodical approach to an engineering problem, starting with [...]

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Author spotlight: how did gender expectations affect medieval England?

Author spotlight: how did gender expectations affect medieval England?

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-04-04

History student Katie McAdam has recently published an article about her research in our student research journal Fields. We caught up with her for a chat about her work and her experiences getting published. Give us a quick overview of your research area My area of research has focused on societal gender norms surrounding masculinity and kingship in medieval England. By [...]

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Author spotlight: how do crystals protect our drinking water?

Author spotlight: how do crystals protect our drinking water?

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-03-28

Chemistry student Laura Lo has recently published an article about her research in our student research journal Fields. We caught up with her for a chat about her work and her experiences getting published. If I was to explain my research to someone new to the subject, I would firstly ask them if they ever thought about the process of clean tap water. We wash, drink and [...]

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Author spotlight: why is social entrepreneurship on the rise?

Author spotlight: why is social entrepreneurship on the rise?

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-03-21

Social Sciences student Gemma Humphris has recently published an article about her research in our student research journal Fields. We caught up with her for a chat about her work and her experiences getting published. When I first discovered the term ‘social enterprise’ I had no idea what it was. I researched the term and discovered that a social enterprise is what [...]

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The Making of a University - book review

The Making of a University - book review

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2016-12-07

We are pleased to bring you this great review from John Hargreaves. Dr John A. Hargreaves graduated from the University of Southampton and has taught in secondary, higher and adult education in West Yorkshire. He completed his MA and PhD as a part-time student at Huddersfield where he is currently a Visiting Research Fellow in History. He gave the Annual J.H. Whitley Lecture for the University [...]

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Noise in and as Music -an open access success

Noise in and as Music -an open access success

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2016-10-25

It has been over 14 months since the publication of one of our first open access books: Noise in and as Music, and with #OAWeek in full swing it feels like a perfect time to get reflective and see how the book is doing in its second year. Noise was published as both a print book to order online, and an open access eBook version which can be downloaded from the University Repository completely [...]

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How can Kudos help you to share your research?

How can Kudos help you to share your research?

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2016-10-25

Have you come across Kudos yet? We have been working with Kudos since their launch in 2014 and have been seeing some great results for researchers at Huddersfield. Kudos was created to provide a set of tools for academics, their institutions and publishers to measure the impact that their articles are having, and to allow the authors to take action to increase the impact. These actions [...]

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Open Access Week 2016

Open Access Week 2016

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2016-10-24

All this week we are celebrating open access research and publications as part of #OAWeek. We will be sharing links to events and discussions going on throughout the week, and also holding a special giveaway of some of our open access titles. Follow us on Twitter to get involved: @HudUniPress

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