Desperate to publish and not succeeding? Keep trying…

After numerous efforts to get some of my research papers published, I was biased about peer review processes and concluded that only new research areas were published.…


Watch: Cleaning up Oil Spills using Maths

Following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, scientists at the University of Cambridge have been studying underwater plumes to try to understand how the Earth’s rotation affects the spread of oil.…


Another year of peer review at Cambridge University Press…

Improvements, Iterations, and Infrastructure Cambridge University Press has a set of objectives in the peer review space . . . with several question marks still: Objectives: Increase transparency Support reviewer recognition Offer more training resources for reviewers Improve internal processes to make peer review more efficient Questions: What are the evolving challenges to peer review and opportunities in evolving forms of scholarly communication for peer review and how do we respond to them?…


Into the great wide open – enlightened peer review

The process of peer review is a central element of the scholarly communication process. Peer review follows a traditional model for traditional journal publishing.…


A Progressing Approach on Conflict-Affected Settings and Situations of Occupation in the Revised Draft of the Legally Binding Instrument, More Needed

This post is part of the symposium that the BHRJ Blog is running on the revised binding treaty on business and human rights, which was released in July 2019.


Research: Into the future

Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.


A new draft Business and Human Rights treaty and a promising direction of travel

This post is part of the symposium that the BHRJ Blog is running on the revised binding treaty on business and human rights, which was released in July 2019.


Five ways the new draft treaty on business and human rights can be strengthened

In the second of a two-part article, Doug Cassel outlines the five areas that need addressing to deliver on the promise of the new draft treaty.…