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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: open access publishing and video art

Author spotlight: open access publishing and video art

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-03-23

James Fox is one of our authors from Volume 2 of Fields, and we caught up with him to chat about how his research is progressing and the importance of open access publishing in his field.  Tell us a bit about your area of specialism? As a researcher at the University of Huddersfield I specialise in music composition and video art. I have been learning about how we perceive 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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Author spotlight: how does shift work affect healthcare students?

Author spotlight: how does shift work affect healthcare students?

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-03-07

Healthcare student Geri Gee 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.   How would you explain your research to someone new to the subject? My research was designed to address the needs of healthcare students undergoing an academic [...]

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New issue of student research journal Fields

New issue of student research journal Fields

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-03-01

Launched in 2015, Fields is quite unique as a journal in that it gives students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, the chance to publish their work through a rigorous academic peer review process. As well as giving a platform to this excellent research, the process gives the students valuable experience of the publishing process – something which they can draw on if they choose [...]

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Celebrating Academic Book Week 2017

Celebrating Academic Book Week 2017

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-01-23

Happy Academic Book Week 2017! Following on from the success of Academic Book Week 2016, this international celebration of academic books is back for a second year with a focus on diversity, innovation and influence. At the University of Huddersfield Press we are really proud of our academic book portfolio , and are particularly excited about our open access publications [...]

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Beerhouses, Brothels and Bobbies - a new look at 19th Century policing

Beerhouses, Brothels and Bobbies - a new look at 19th Century policing

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2016-11-28

We have been really excited here at the Press about our latest release: Beerhouses, Brothels and Bobbies by David Taylor. The culmination of David's detailed research, the book explores issues facing the police in the 19th Century, focusing on Huddersfield and the surrounding district. The stories contained in the new book are real eye openers, and give a tangible taste of life for policemen, [...]

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The launch of the British Journal of Pharmacy

The launch of the British Journal of Pharmacy

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2016-11-16

We are very excited to announce the official launch of a brand new pharmacy journal: the British Journal of Pharmacy . Read Issue 1 of BJPharm A first in its field, BJPharm offers an open access publishing opportunity with no Article Processing Charge (APC)whilst maintaining a high quality peer review and editorial process. We caught up with Editor Hamid Merchant to [...]

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New Issue of the Journal of Performance Magic

New Issue of the Journal of Performance Magic

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2016-10-31

Just in time for Halloween we have a new issue of the Journal of Performance Magic! With articles on mentalism, mediation, David Blaine and an interview with Todd Robbins, the issue is packed with interesting research topics. Contents Hoedt, Madelon Editorial. Dean, Edward (Re)Discovering the Body in Mentalism. Turner, Elizabeth “I Am Alive in [...]

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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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Making student research available to the world

Making student research available to the world

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2016-10-25

We are currently working on the 2017 issue of Fields - in the meantime, have a read of the blog from our Teaching and Learning Institute from last year on the development of Fields so far.

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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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