From writing articles to editing someone else’s: journal editorial work from an early-career researcher’s perspective

Two weeks ago, on November 1st, I experienced a new kind of pride that I hadn’t felt before during my doctoral studies. The first issue of a new higher education journal, Journal of Praxis in Higher Education (JPHE), was published by an editorial team which I had joined earlier this year.

Thinking strategically: what can co-authorship bring to your academic career?

While in lab-based disciplines co-authorship is the norm, there are “individual(istic)” disciplines where it is sometimes still frowned upon. In general, co-authorship is not bad per se, and there is nothing negative in being the 4th or even the 99th author, especially if we are talking about a highly cited paper.