Research Expertise is Important: Millions Across the World Read About Your Colleague’s Research to The Conversation: A Way to Gain National Exposure for Your Research
The Conversation aims to promote better understanding of the latest research news and breakthroughs, covering social sciences and the humanities, science and technology, health, education, and the environment.
The Conversation US articles were read over 95 million times in 2018, in every state of the union. Today, The Conversation US has relationships with scholars at more than 625 colleges and universities, and has published more than 9,000 articles, with tens of thousands of readers for every article. Those readers are US readers, add thousands more for international coverage.
The Conversation, an independent source for informed commentary and news analysis, is written by academic researchers and edited for the general public. In the first year of MSU’s partnership with The Conversation, articles by MSU authors have been read more than 2 million times and been published by media outlets around the world.
This outlet offers commentary on the big issues of the day, current affairs and complex issues. See what some of our Mississippi State researchers have to say about their experience with The Conversation:
2018 Author Survey Results
Post-publication outcomes of writing for The Conversation
Approached for other academic collaborations
increased citations of scholarly articles
used article or metrics as part of grant or other funding
influenced policy by a decision maker
request for radio interview
request for print outlet interview
request to write article for different outlet
request for tv interview
book proposal (or other book publishing)
Through The Conversation, some of the news outlets publishing MSU faculty articles are:
The Washington Post • The Guardian • Time
CNN • Smithsonian Magazine • Univision
CNBC • Business Insider • PBS
Salon • Daily Mail • IFLScience
We invite you to write for The Conversation—an online media outlet with Academic Rigor and Journalistic Flair.
For further information, contact Diane Godwin with the HPC2 Publishing Group.