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Academic Book Week to return

22 January 2019

Academic Book Week – the week-long celebration of the diversity, variety and influence of academic books throughout history – is returning for a fourth year

Springer Nature and Publons to partner on peer review

13 December 2018

Springer Nature and Publons are partnering to improve the peer review process and to enable peer reviewers to receive recognition for their contribution

China leads way as AI accelerates

11 December 2018

China is growing in importance as a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) research, and there is an increasing trend of researchers moving from academia to industry

UK's Jisc and Eduserv to merge

11 December 2018

Two of the UK’s leading technology not-for-profit organisations in the field of education, government and charities have agreed to merge

Climate crisis and false news top Altmetric 100

11 December 2018

Research on mortality rates in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria have topped the Altmetric Top 100, released today

OUP and Max Planck include OA element in deal

10 December 2018

Oxford University Press and the Max Planck Society have announced a two-year deal – including an open access element

Criminals' tattoo analysis among research grant winners

07 December 2018

A researcher analysing criminals' tattoos through data mining is among seven academics who have won grants courtesy of the British Academy and Jisc

2018 saw 'rebalancing of power in scholarly comms' – report

06 December 2018

The last 12 months have seen a rebalancing of power in scholarly publishing, according to a report released today by Research Information

SAGE invests in big data analysis start-up

05 December 2018

SAGE Publishing has made an investment in Thusly, a technology start-up creating research tools for big data analysis of document archives

F1000Research agrees OA deal with Max Planck Digital Library

04 December 2018

F1000 and the Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) have reached an agreement whereby MPDL will cover the cost for Max Planck Society-affiliated authors to publish on F1000Research

Kudos to 'boost research communication' following £2m investment

30 November 2018

Kudos, the service for maximising the reach and impact of research, is to launch a communications management system for researchers after winning a £2.2m investment

Swedish consortium agrees 'read and publish' deal with CUP

30 November 2018

A Swedish research and higher education consortium has agreed a 'read and publish' open access deal with Cambridge University Press

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