Accessing Research Information in Africa

Accessing Research

Joy is an experienced award-winning Founding Director, skilled in team building, management, data analysis, and business strategy. She has experience in Research Capacity, Higher Education, Research Analytics, and Donor and Government Relations. She is the Executive Director of the Training Centre in Communication, based at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. The centre provides capacity support in … Read more

NLP Series: Speeding up academic writing

NLP Series

Writing is key to science. Whether it is journal articles, book chapters, reports or conference proceedings, most research is communicated through written texts. For most researchers however, writing takes up more time and effort than they would like. Fortunately, we now have Writefull: a tool that uses the latest Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques to speed … Read more

Steve Scott Reflects on his Digital Science Journey

Digital Science Journey

Steve Scott is our Director of Portfolio Development. As a member of the founding management team, Steve has been involved in the majority of Digital Science’s portfolio investments, taking founders through product and business model validation to launch and growth. He also oversees the Catalyst Grant award, a twice-yearly award of up to £15k ($25k) … Read more

Accurately Analysing Diversity in Research


We have released two reports looking at gender representation in research. The first report looked at gender imbalance in cancer research funding and types of cancer research being carried out, while the second report revealed an interactive tool to visualise gender balance in researchers across all UK institutions. The findings of this second report reinforced the need for days … Read more

What Can We Learn From Ten Million US Patents?

US Patents

The ten millionth US Patent will be granted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Is this just another number, or a true milestone for intellectual property? It depends who you ask. According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (UPSTO), “The issuance of patent 10 million is an exceptional milestone. It is a timely and … Read more

Peerwith Launches Pilot with Erasmus University Rotterdam


  Peerwith is a platform for expert-led researcher services, connecting academics seeking to raise the quality of their academic work with peers who are experts in researcher services.  It is Peerwith’s mission to be the global leading platform for researchers to connect and collaborate with experts to improve the quality of their academic work. In this mission, we … Read more

Supporting Open Research Across Many Different Communities Worldwide

Open Research

One of the best things about working at Digital Science is witnessing the support that our organization and portfolio companies regularly offer to open access, open science, and open research initiatives in the wider scholarly community. This month at ACRL 2017, Digital Science sponsored a meet and greet for editors of the new open access, scholarly … Read more

Springer Nature SciGraph: Pioneering Semantic Platform

Springer Nature SciGraph

Today, Springer Nature is supporting open science and the wider understanding of research with the launch of its Springer Nature SciGraph. This new platform is the result of a rewarding collaboration with Digital Science, where we supported the development of the core infrastructure functionalities. The new Linked Open Data (LOD) platform aggregates data sources from Springer Nature … Read more

Display advertising on the Internet

Display advertising on the Internet

The Internet advertising market is developing so fast that business owners do not have time to use all the opportunities. They try to choose the most effective tools with a good response from the audience. One of them is media advertising. Users meet her everywhere: on TV, on the street, when reading an article on a website, when … Read more

Promotion of a law Firm Abroad


Website promotion is relevant for any niches, whether it is the sale of souvenirs or legal services. But there are some nuances, all the more there are differences in the promotion of sites for the foreign market. Local SEO is valued here, a lot of traffic comes from mobile devices and low-frequency queries. Plus, the mentality of the … Read more