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March issue of the Wiley Society Newsletter.

In this issue we explore the role of the media in science communication, discuss cutting-edge tools for survey analysis, and celebrate International Women’s Day with a look at pioneering women scientists through the ages.

 

Welcome to the March 2017 issue of the Wiley Society Newsletter
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The pursuit of knowledge has no gender

Women have faced many challenges to being included in the research community. This year for International Women’s Day, we celebrated the voices of women in research and their continued impact.

 
Science is and must remain a global enterprise
 

Everyone knows Marie Curie, but have you heard of Nettie Stevens? In our latest comic strip, we highlight just a few of the bold thinkers who opened doors for future generations of scientists.

Recognize the work of women pioneers »

To champion gender equality in research, we partnered with thirteen society leaders to launch the first Women in Research Travel Grant Competition.

Hear from the judges about why women in research is vital to its success »

Put your members’ needs first with cutting-edge survey analysis

In a follow up to our popular post on tips for using surveys to better understand your membership, we took a deeper look at how sophisticated analysis can help you offer the right range of benefits to meet diverse member needs.

Get the “why” behind the “what” »

Should societies help the research community engage with the media?

We asked Adam Hart, Professor of Science Communication at the University of Gloucestershire, about the role of societies in this ongoing debate. Some researchers are eager to talk to journalists and some are not, but popular media often determines what research gets public attention, and what doesn’t.

Evaluate the pros and cons »

Meet the British Equine Veterinary Association

Celia Marr, Editor-in-Chief of the Equine Veterinary Journal gives her perspective on the challenges of communicating research to non-scientists.

Watch Celia’s interview »

Katherine McCarter

What different citation metrics mean for your journal’s success

From Altmetrics to the H-Index, new article-level metrics keep appearing. Which ones matter in your discipline, and which ones should you watch for the future?

Find your way through the data »

Challenging accepted thinking with the Wiley Foundation Prize

Each year, the Wiley Foundation awards a prize in Biomedical Research to a breakthrough accomplishment in pure or applied life research. This year, the award goes to Joachim Frank, Marin van Heel, and Richard Henderson for their pioneering developments in cryo-electron microscopy.

Meet the winners »

 

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