Open Access week 23 – 29 October 2017

The theme of this year’s Open Access week is “what are the benefits of making scholarly outputs openly available”.   Although the benefits of Open Access publishing are numerous, one crucial benefit is eligibility for the next REF exercise. In the UK in order to be eligible for submission to REF 2021 the following conditions […]

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Security Alert -Phishing email

We have been made aware that there is unpleasant phishing email doing the rounds at the moment.  We have included a small part of this email to let you see what is currently circulating.   Some tips to help you recognise these fraudulent emails: When you read the text from these types of email they […]

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Podcast on “Getting Published for the First Time”

Taylor and Francis in association with VITAE, have recently released a new episode of their 15-minute podcast series on developing your research career – “Getting published for the first time” http://bit.ly/15minPodcast. The episodes are free to listen to, and provide expert opinion and practical tips for researchers. The latest episode tackles crucial questions for first-time authors, […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in September #StirTopTenPapers

During September there were 25,555 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 3707 research publications.   The top ten downloaded items were: Osma sjednica: uzroci, zna?aj, interpretacije. By Jovic, Dejan. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/1185 Downloads: 421 2.  A Systematic Review of the Impact of Summative Assessment and Tests on Students’ Motivation for Learning.  By Harlen, Wynne; Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in September #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during September.  A couple of the theses are available for reading immediately:   The Nature of British Mapping of West Africa, 1749 – 1841. By Sven Outram-Leman http://hdl.handle.net/1893/25821   Task Structure, Dyadic Relations, and Athlete Role in Team-sports Settings: Implications for Athletes’ […]

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The British Psychological Society (BPS) are waiving APCs for their members

All of our authors with a BPS membership can have free Gold Open Access when they publish in the following journals published by Wiley. This means you will not be charged an Article Processing Charge (APC) British Journal of Clinical Psychology British Journal of Developmental Psychology British Journal of Educational Psychology British Journal of Health […]

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