Policy Press

Publishing with a purpose

News

Showing 81-100 of 150 items.

Aug 18, 2017

What makes for a strong Voluntary Sector Review paper? Eight points to consider

Rob Macmillan, Nick Acheson and Bernard Harris, editors of the international Voluntary Sector Review journal, present 8 tips for submitting a strong paper. Read more on our blog
What makes for a strong Voluntary Sector Review paper? Eight points to consider

Jul 28, 2017

Welcome Jo Greig!

We're excited to announce, Jo Greig, previously international marketing director and western European sales director at Macmillan Education, is joining us as the sales and marketing director. Keep reading
Welcome Jo Greig!

Jul 19, 2017

Ageing in a Global Context series book launch

We held a fantastic launch event on 6 July at the British Society of Gerontology Conference for the two new books in the Ageing in a Global Context series: 'Gender, ageing and extended working life' and 'Intimacy and ageing'. Keep reading
Ageing in a Global Context series book launch

Jul 19, 2017

Announcing the winners of our #DemocracyIs competition

Earlier this month we asked Twitter to tell us what #DemocracyIs to win a copy of Matt Flinders' new book, What kind of democracy is this? Read the winning answers here. Keep reading
Announcing the winners of our #DemocracyIs competition

Jul 12, 2017

Co-creating impact: why universities and communities should work together

Kate Pahl and Keri Facer, authors of Valuing interdisciplinary collaborative research, discuss the value of co-production and collaboration between academic researchers and community projects. Read more on our blog
Co-creating impact: why universities and communities should work together

Jun 27, 2017

Impressive Impact Factor result for Policy & Politics

We are delighted to announce that Policy & Politics has achieved an impressive result in this year’s Journal Citation Reports with an Impact Factor of 1.939. Keep reading
Impressive Impact Factor result for Policy & Politics

Jun 27, 2017

Policy Press partners with Enago to offer Manuscript Preparation Services

Policy Press announced today their partnership with Enago, a leading author service provider that specifically caters to the large section of the global research community for whom English is a second language (ESL). Keep reading
Policy Press partners with Enago to offer Manuscript Preparation Services

Jun 23, 2017

Launch of the Journal of Gender-Based Violence

A successful launch of this exciting new journal was held in Bristol on 21 June after the Justice, Inequality and Gender-Based violence conference. Keep reading
Launch of the Journal of Gender-Based Violence

Jun 7, 2017

Policy Press Social Atlases on the Exact Editions platform

Policy Press is delighted to announce that it has licensed its seven Social Atlases as a collection through the Exact Editions platform. Read more on our blog
Policy Press Social Atlases on the Exact Editions platform

May 30, 2017

Introducing the new Journal of Gender-Based Violence

Co-Editor Emma Williamson introduces the new Journal of Gender-Based Violence, an international journal committed to social justice and to lending a voice to those who work in or have experienced gender-based violence in their lives. Read more on our blog
Introducing the new Journal of Gender-Based Violence

May 26, 2017

50% off selected titles until 9 June

We are giving you the opportunity to buy books that address the key policy issues that all parties should be focusing on, offering the latest research, alternatives and solutions. Browse books on offer here
50% off selected titles until 9 June

May 15, 2017

Celebrating 25 years of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice with a FREE anniversary article

In celebration of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice’s 25th anniversary, editors Rod Hick and Gill Main reflect on the achievements of the journal and release a selection of articles free to download for the remainder of 2017. Read more on our blog
Celebrating 25 years of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice with a FREE anniversary article

Apr 26, 2017

Academic Work, Fast and Slow

Should academics strive to be ‘fast’ or ‘slow’? Helen Kara, author of Research and evaluation for busy students and practitioners, argues that there is not one, clear answer. Read more on our blog
Academic Work, Fast and Slow

Mar 23, 2017

Bristol University Press editorial announcements

Bristol University Press is pleased to announce new appointments that will drive the publisher’s expansion into new and emerging subject areas. Stephen Wenham and Paul Stevens, both formerly of Palgrave Macmillan, will be joining BUP as of early April to lead the new commissioning in politics and international relations, and economics, business and management, respectively. Keep reading
Bristol University Press editorial announcements

Feb 16, 2017

Open access: A publisher’s perspective

Julia Mortimer, Assistant Director of Policy Press/University of Bristol Press, explores the benefits, opportunities and challenges of open access (OA), one of the most significant publishing developments since the invention of the printing press. Read more on our blog
Open access: A publisher’s perspective

Feb 13, 2017

Use Kudos to maximise and measure the impact of your research

Kudos helps you maximise and measure the impact of your research and allows authors to manage the promotion of all their publications across different forms of social media and email, and provides a range of article level metrics (including altmetrics, citations, and downloads) – all in a single place. Read more on our blog
Use Kudos to maximise and measure the impact of your research

Jan 26, 2017

Transforming post-industrial cities: Anne Power on the impact of her book

In our second post on impact for Academic Book Week, Anne Power talks about how her book, Cities for a small continent has had international impact, uncovering the hope and opportunity to be found in ‘post-industrial’ cities. Read more on our blog
Transforming post-industrial cities: Anne Power on the impact of her book

Jan 23, 2017

Telling the truth about Baby P: Ray Jones on the impact of his book

As part of our focus on impact for Academic Book Week, author Ray Jones talks about the terrible and tragic death of Peter Connelly, the devastating fallout for the social work profession, and how his book, The Story of Baby P, has made a difference. Read more on our blog
Telling the truth about Baby P: Ray Jones on the impact of his book

Jan 20, 2017

Embracing the changes in academic publishing

In a challenging political climate, the place of university presses and academic freedom can be expected to take on special significance. Read an interview with Alison Shaw, Director of Policy Press and University of Bristol Press, about the launch of our new university press. Read more in Publishing Perspectives
Embracing the changes in academic publishing

Dec 14, 2016

'The Future of Social Justice' event, Monday 5 December

In our Future of Social Justice event held last week in association with the Bristol Festival of Ideas, over 800 audience members heard Danny Dorling, Owen Jones, Kayleigh Garthwaite and Melissa Benn speak about the most significant successes, challenges and opportunities for social justice. Keep reading
'The Future of Social Justice' event, Monday 5 December