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What does open access publishing mean to you?

What does open access publishing mean to you?

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-07-10

The transformation from print to digital publishing, particularly open access digital, has provided new spaces for previously undiscovered research and allowed us to make our content more discoverable, accessible and relevant to an ever-growing diverse readership. Exploring the journey towards open access publishing In the run up to the Northern Collaboration conference, we are [...]

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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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Happy World Poetry Day - sneak preview

Happy World Poetry Day - sneak preview

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-03-21

As today is #WorldPoetryDay we thought it apt to do a preview of our newest book, I You He She It - Experiments in Viewpoint . This beautiful collection of prose and poetry is compiled by the School of Music, Humanities and Media at the University of Huddersfield and brings together established writers and emerging talent from all over the UK. You can order the book in print or [...]

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Author spotlight: how important are nuptial agreements?

Author spotlight: how important are nuptial agreements?

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-03-14

Paralegal Helen Newman 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. I am not a writer, not really. I am a case loaded paralegal working for a specialist criminal practice. I may write the occasional blog post for work based upon cases I have [...]

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London Book Fair 2017 - academic publishing

London Book Fair 2017 - academic publishing

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-03-13

For many publishers and authors this week the big event is London Book Fair. Running from the 14th-16th March in Olympia in London, this year there will be over 25000 visitors from 124 different countries. Although we won't be there this year I thought it might be handy to do a quick roundup of the research/academic activities going on during the fair. Follow the LBF Blog First of all, [...]

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