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Short history of peer review

Tomas Zvolensky, 4 February 2021
While the story of the research paper peer review is much shorter than the history of the universe, it deserves our full attention (pun intended). Remembering the past is...

Untold code of successful grad school

Tomas Zvolensky, 15 December 2020
Navigating the path to a Ph.D. degree has many caveats. The wealth of instruction and personal accounts is but a google away, at least regarding the technicalities you need to...

Greening grass behind the paywall

Tomas Zvolensky, 27 October 2020
Based on progressively increasing unrest among scholars about publishing practices, open access (OA) journals became abundant. Unfortunately, also have the predatory journals...

Imagine researchers had downtime in December

Tomas Zvolensky, 4 February 2020
Hopefully, you have enjoyed a nice, food-laden downtime surrounded by family and friends during the last Christmas season. At least that is the general idea around the globe....

How to make publishing great again

Tomas Zvolensky, 26 November 2019
#MakePublishingGreatAgain, #Frelsi, #ECRchat, #AcademicLife, #AcWri, #AmWriting, #AmReading, #PhDchat  Many academics and non-academics as well have acknowledged...

Quick and simple, why are we here & how it works

Tomas Zvolensky, 27 October 2019
For those who prefer video over written explanations, here is a three minute video about Frelsi publication model and why should you care about publishing with us in the first...

Andrea Neto - why science works the best when left uncontrolled

Tomas Zvolensky, 2 September 2019
#PublishOrPublish, #Professor, #MakePublishingGreatAgain, #AcWri, #AcademicLife, #AmWriting, #AmReading, #PhDchat, #ECRchat, #Frelsi  Welcome to another interview from...

First published paper. The review can begin

Tomas Zvolensky, 7 August 2019
#MakePublishingGreatAgain, #AcWri, #AcademicLife, #GetYourManuscriptOut, #AmWriting, #AmReading, #PhDchat, #ECRchat, , #Frelsi, #PublishOrPublish We are very excited and happy...

Okan Yurduseven - how to become an associate professor in your early thirties

Tomas Zvolensky, 11 July 2019
#PublishOrPublish, #Professor, #MakePublishingGreatAgain, #AcWri, #AcademicLife, #AmWriting, #AmReading, #PhDchat, #ECRchat, #Frelsi  Welcome to the first of a series of...

Where do Electrical Engineering scientists publish and why

Tomas Zvolensky, 17 June 2019
#MakePublishingGreatAgain, #AcWri, #AcademicLife, #GetYourManuscriptOut, #AmWriting, #AmReading, #PhDchat, #ECRchat, , #Frelsi, #PublishOrPublish As electrical engineers, we...

The collapse of a 'Research paper'

Tomas Zvolensky, 18 May 2019
#AcademicLife, #MakePublishingGreatAgain, #AcWri, #GetYourManuscriptOut, #AmWriting, #AmReading, #PhDchat, #ECRchat, #ScholarSunday, #Frelsi, #PublishOrPublish Key points Trust...

Superhero of science

Tomas Zvolensky, 9 May 2019
#MakePublishingGreatAgain, #Frelsi, #OpenAccess, #SciencePublishing, #ElectricalEngineering, #PublishOrPublish Deep down, we all want to become heroes, avengers, superwomen. In...

The NO. 1 problem of academic publishing

Tomas Zvolensky, 21 April 2019
#MakePublishingGreatAgain, #Frelsi, #OpenAccess, #SciencePublishing, #ElectricalEngineering, #PublishOrPublish To be tenured as a university professor nowadays is on par with...