Understanding RCUK’s Open Access Policies

Open AccessThe new open access publishing policy from Research Councils UK (RCUK) has left a lot of researchers–and publishers–scrambling. In a nutshell, any peer-reviewed research that receives funding from the Research Council must now be published in journals that are compliant with the RCUK Policy on Open Access. The policy aims to make it easier for UK institutions and researchers to publish in open access journals using the gold model.

A wonderful animated video is available on the Wiley Open Access Blog, explaining how RCUK – funded authors can learn how to comply when publishing with Wiley’s OnlineOpen program.

Career Advice: Effective Networking Strategies

Networking is vital to landing job. In two thirds of the cases, an employer offers the job to someone they already know, i.e. a contact. Expanding on the topic of networking, Wiley Job Network recently hosted a webinar on “Effective Networking Strategies”, presented by Alaina Levine.

Alaina Levine is the president of Quantum Success Solutions, a public speaking and leadership training enterprise that provides consultation and workshops to corporate clients. In addition to this, Alaina Levine has written over 100 articles in local, regional and national newspapers on the topic of careers and career development.

In her latest Wiley webinar, Alaina shares with the audience her insights on effective networking. While some scientist may think of “networking” as a dirty word and beneath their lofty aspirations, Alaina points out an excellent motivation behind networking Continue reading

Attend Food and Energy Security Launch Event!

We would like to invite you to attend the Food and Energy Security launch event. This will take place at the Plant Biology Congress 2012 in Freiburg. Come to the Wiley stand No.14 from 4pm on 2nd August and meet the Editors. Editor-in-Chief Martin Parry will be there, accompanied by Associate Editors Bill Davies and Ricardo Azevedo to meet authors and reviewers and discuss this new journal. We would love to see you there and answer your questions. Free refreshments  and T-shirts!

Food and Energy Security is the new Wiley Open Access journal published in Association with the AAB (Association of Applied Biologists). It is an international high quality and high impact journal publishing original research on agricultural crop and forest productivity to improve food and energy security.


Read our first issue here >
Submit your paper to the journal here >