Issue 2

May 2012

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  • Elsevier made a commitment in 2008 towards a new and exciting approach for our publishing business: to work actively to realize our vision of Universal Access. In this article you can find out about Elsevier’s vision and initiatives towards Universal Access. Read more
  • Putting UK Research Under the Microscope

    We focus on the release of the International Comparative Performance of the UK Research Base – 2011 report, a score card on the UK’s competitive performance. The study, which was undertaken by our custom analytics team, contains some surprising – and encouraging – findings. Read more

  • Peer Review: Nuts and Bolts

    Sense About Science will soon be publishing a short guide for early career researchers. This is a nuts and bolts guide to peer review written by members of the Voice of Young Science (VoYS) network of early career researchers. Read more

  • Author's Profile

    We interview Professor Allison Littlejohn, Director of the Caledonian Academy at Glasgow Caledonian University, UK; who shares her thoughts and views on what it is like to be an author. Read more


The new Biggerbrains campaign has just been launched to provide career guidance and advice for early-career researchers Program Manager, Kuan Juan, explains more.



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