Making Time for Research & Writing

"A lot faculty struggle to find time to keep up on their research agendas during the semester.  Between meetings, teachings, and all of the other things that add up to a faculty member’s work life, time often gets away from us," Thomas Polk writes.  "So, how do we make time for our research and writing?" … Continue reading Making Time for Research & Writing

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CFP: Challenging Medical Knowledge Translation

Challenging Medical Knowledge Translation – Convergence and Divergence of Translation across Epistemic and Cultural Boundaries Palgrave Communications (https://www.nature.com/palcomms/ ) the open access journal from Palgrave Macmillan (part of Springer Nature),  which publishes research across the humanities and social sciences, is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a research article collection (‘special issue’) on … Continue reading CFP: Challenging Medical Knowledge Translation

Plagiarism in Predatory Publications: A Comparative Study of Three Nursing Journals

Owens, J. K. and Nicoll, L. H. (2019), Plagiarism in Predatory Publications: A Comparative Study of Three Nursing Journals. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. doi:10.1111/jnu.12475 Conclusions This study found a substantial level of plagiarism via duplicate publications in the three analyzed predatory journals, further diluting credible scientific literature and risking the ability to synthesize evidence accurately … Continue reading Plagiarism in Predatory Publications: A Comparative Study of Three Nursing Journals

CFP Chronicity and Crisis: Time in the Medical Humanities

CFP: International Medical Humanities Conference Chronicity and Crisis: Time in the Medical Humanities The MSU Medical Humanities Program and ‘Waiting Times’ (a Wellcome Trust funded research project based at the University of Exeter and Birkbeck, University of London, UK) are pleased to announce an international conference on the theme of “Chronicity and Crisis” to be … Continue reading CFP Chronicity and Crisis: Time in the Medical Humanities

CFP: Gender and Trauma: Material, Methods, Media

Gender and Trauma: Material, Methods, Media  2019 Great Lakes History Conference, Grand Valley State University September 20–21, 2019          Grand Rapids, Michigan Co-organized by Jason Crouthamel (Grand Valley State University), Julia B. Köhne (Humboldt University in Berlin), Peter Leese (University of Copenhagen) and Ville Kivimäki (University of Tampere, Finland). Sponsored by the Grand Valley State University … Continue reading CFP: Gender and Trauma: Material, Methods, Media