News

Filtering tag: publishing

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 [...]

Read More
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 [...]

Read More
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 [...]

Read More
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 [...]

Read More
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 [...]

Read More
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, [...]

Read More
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 [...]

Read More
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 [...]

Read More
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 [...]

Read More
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

Read More