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Peer Review Week 2019

Reviewing for academic journals takes a considerable amount of time and effort, even though it is essentially a voluntary job. However, that does not mean that your work as a reviewer goes unseen and is unaccounted for!
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Keeping to time

Keeping to time in a conference presentation should be fairly simple but it happens in panel after panel.
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Survey on research data!

Funding institutions increasingly require scientists to make their research data accessible and reusable in research data repositories. However, the management of research data in African studies is just in its beginnings, and in part accompanied by uncertainties about how it should be implemented. Not least, in African studies, research data are particularly sensitive with regard…
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Is you conference family-friendly?

A well-planned conference can greatly contribute to the compatibility of family and work in its organization and design. It starts with family-friendly times of beginning and end, sufficient breaks during the day, and flexibility of the programme. Furthermore, it includes the opportunity for partners and relatives to attend lectures at no charge or at reduced…
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Gender Balance Assessment Tool

Would you like to find out how gender balanced your bibliography and / or syllabus is ? The Gender Balance Assessment Tool (GBAT) helps to automatically estimate of what percentage of the authors on a syllabus are women.
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