Chapter 11: Disseminating Knowledge Through Publication
Disseminating Knowledge Through Publication
Frequent, high-quality publication has become essential to a successful research career. As McAlpine and Amundsen (2011) point out, ‘globalization and emerging digital network technologies have fundamentally altered the context and practices of academic communication (Starke-Meyerring 2005), raising the bar for success by requiring a higher rate [Page 146]of research productivity and increasingly the demonstration that research has an impact internationally’ (p.7).
The narrow answer is because your supervisors say they expect it of you; in ...