Making research available “upstream” of

publication: free white paper





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Publications may continue to be the currency of research communication, but audiences increasingly expect more in terms of how, where and when they can access this knowledge, and in what formats.

With researchers under pressure to take a more proactive approach to the communication and dissemination of their work, could publishing skills and capacity be re-positioned to serve researchers at earlier stages in the research process?

Download our white paper for a summary of the findings and recommendations from a survey of almost 10,000 researchers' communications needs.

You may also be interested in our subsequent projects:

  • Brave New World: the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for research funding policy, university budgets and practices, and researchers’ capacity, processes and publishing choices. **Study currently in launch phase – click here if you are interested in sponsoring**

  • Bridging the Divide: Rich dataset and insightful analysis to guide publishers, societies and providers of related services in developing new opportunities to support researchers in maximizing broader reach and impacts of research (click here for more info)

Download the white paper