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The importance of virtual in-person classroom learning

Find out what Nature Research can now offer your institution to replace (or complement) our Nature Masterclasses face-to-face training. 

Embracing these exceptional times

Whilst in lockdown, researchers might have significant time away from their typical work environment. This blogpost explores ways that researchers can use their lockdown time well; to move forward or reassess aspects of their career from home.

Tips for publishing with impact

Here are three tips for generating impact for your work through publication in international, top-tier journals.

How to start learning online and stay motivated

If you haven’t tried learning online before, check out our top tips on how to get started - and keep it up!

Essential skills to present your research

Presenting your research can be nerve-wracking! In this post we reveal three things you need to know to excel at presenting at conferences.

How leaders manage successful research collaborations

Leading a research collaboration can be challenging and complex. Read on for advice from our experts in academia and industry. 

Scientific Writing and Publishing course: A guide for teaching staff

Nature Masterclasses has developed this content guide for senior university researchers or tutors wishing to use the Scientific Writing and Publishing course as a teaching resource. 

How to access Nature Masterclasses courses if your lab or university subscribes

Guide to access for new Nature Masterclasses users. 

Collaboration in Research report

Nature Research published the survey report Collaboration in Research on 16 September 2019Download it here. 

New course coming soon: Effective Collaboration in Research

We are delighted to announce a new online training course on ‘Effective Collaboration in Research’, launching in Autumn 2019. 

Welcome to the new website

We're delighted to launch the new website with an improved course design and a fresh look. 

Thinking about... Sharing data

As the emphasis on openness and reproducibility continues to grow, do you have robust processes in place for sharing data?

Thinking about... Working in large groups

Working in large groups or as part of a consortium is growing more common. What sort of authorship challenges do these scenarios present and how can you prepare for working in one yourself?

Thinking about... Selecting a journal

Given the vast numbers of scientific journals out there, it can be hard to decide to which journal you should submit. Read on for tips on how to select the right journal for publishing your paper. 

Make the most of the Scientific Writing and Publishing course

Rather than working through the Scientific Writing and Publishing course modules in order, you may prefer to jump to where you are in the publishing process. 

Becoming a scientific editor

John Plummer, Senior Editor at Nature Materials, explains his motivations for becoming an editor, and outlines the key skills needed to pursue a career at a scientific journal.

How scientists are using social media, plus find us on Facebook and LinkedIn

Join our social media groups to find tips and resources for developing your research skills

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