Search and discovery

Search and discovery

Effective scientific research begins with more efficient discovery. This, combined with productivity-enhancing applications, allows for you to achieve more.

Through content innovation you can share your results in optimal ways, allowing for quick absorption of the highlights of every journal article.

Optimal search and discovery allows for effective sharing of information, prompting cross-disciplinary research and out-of-the-box thinking.

The right choice of study

Mummery_engInnovation: Thinking out of the box

Innovation is the future of the world, says Christine L. Mummery, Professor of Developmental Biology and Head of the Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Leiden University Medical Centre.

In this video she offers her perspective on how you should nurture, apply and protect your unique perspective and ideas. "Don't be afraid of being original", says Mummery. "Think out of the box. If you're original, it will be noticed."

Mummery_200x150A perspective on research ethics

Professor of Developmental Biology, Christine L. Mummery explains why you should stick to the golden rules of ethics, despite the temptations to stray from the rules and touches upon the implications of ethics failure.

What are the ethics responsibility of authors? Why you should check authorship issues before joining a group and what are cross-boundary ethical values?

"Look for scientific truth rather than looking to just publish papers"


The right choice of study
In this video interview about exploring the spectrum of science, Professor of Developmental Biology, Christine L. Mummery talks about one of the great dilemmas that students face: What should they study? Her answer is that it doesn't really matter.
Changing disciplines has its advantages: you will bring important skills and knowledge along that offer fresh and useful insights for cross-disciplinary research.

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At Elsevier, we are committed to supporting authors and reviewers. We have developed freely-available, bite-sized training webinars and developed a series of one hour live webinars all containing useful tips and tricks on getting published, peer review, journal and article metrics, grant-writing and getting your paper noticed. Browse our webinar channel and view the short or elaborate versions by yourself or as a group. Go to Training and workshops for more Publishing Connect information.


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