The risks of boosterism in research writing

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At first glance, the significance of a piece of research may not be obvious, either from a paper submitted to a journal or from a published article. Its novelty, importance, and future impact are often uncertain. To improve the reception of your own work, you may be tempted to point out its virtues within the paper itself. In this OUPBlog post I consider why this boosterism may lead to unintended consequences.
Original languageEnglish
TypeOUPBlog post
Media of outputBlog post
PublisherOxford: Oxford University Press
Publication statusPublished - 14 Nov 2023


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