Lifecycle of research consists of planning, doing, publishing and reuse.

The articles on this website provide information on the processes behind research-based knowledge: the production, publication, and evaluation of research on the basis of reliable and responsible practices accepted in the research community. In order for science and research to benefit society, every stage of the research process must be carried out in a responsible manner.

Recent articles

30.9.2020

In academic publishing, it is common to assume there is a clear division of labour between researchers and language professionals. However, making a clear distinction between content and language quality is far from straightforward.

11.8.2020

Publishing gives researchers academic merit, but authorship brings also responsibility for the content of the publication.

2.6.2020

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences has developed a facilitated publication workshop model to make research and development work easier for authors.

28.5.2020
The traditional arenas for science communication are media publicity and non-fiction writing, with the latest addition of social media channels. Researchers’ science communication plans rarely include one major form of online publicity: Wikipedia.

12.5.2020

Dealing with inappropriate feedback is not the individual’s responsibility: it involves the entire working community.

27.4.2020

If a researcher wants their findings to have an impact, they have to consider their audience’s opinions, world-view, and the challenges they face. These things might not become clear by simply reporting, but rather by engaging in dialogue.

20.4.2020

Ethical review is part of comprehensive and proactive research integrity, the aim of which is to anticipate ethical problems and risks.

15.4.2020

Science education helps to boost children’s and adults’ science know-how. It means being familiar with science, research and their importance to society.

27.3.2020

What things should be considered when thinking about publishing research data?

19.3.2020

The European Accessibility Act brings e.g. e-books and the devices and software used to read them within the remit of accessibility regulation.

4.3.2020

Metadata is condensed information about data, quick to browse and utilise.

24.2.2020

What can you tell about the initial results of research? Or about research that is partly only at the planning stage?