Recently, it was announced that a collaborative research project involving Dr Marcia Christina Ferreira (Lecturer in Marketing and Operations), which has been accepted for the leading 4* journal, Academy of Management Learning and Education, has received the highest number of views on the prominent website “The Conversation” .
The details of the article are: Belk, M., Brouard, M., Brunk, KH., Dalmoro, M., Ferreira, MC., Figueiredo, B., et al. (2018) ‘Isolation in Globalizing Academic Fields: A Collaborative Autoethnography of Early Career Researchers‘. Academy of Management Learning and Education. ISSN: 1537-260X. The associated The Conversation article, was entitled “Overworked and isolated: the rising epidemic of loneliness in academia” and can be accessed by following the link:https://theconversation.com/overworked-and-isolated-the-rising-epidemic-of-loneliness-in-academia-110009
As the title of the journal article attests, the research explores a topic that is of particular global interest for academia.
Commenting on the news, Dr Ferreira reflected:
“Of course, getting an article published in a four star journal is wonderful but to also discover that our article is of such great interest and, furthermore, has achieved the highest number of downloads is a double whammy for all of us involved in this highly topical study!”