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Research that makes a difference

We publish mission led social science research that tackles key societal challenges aligned with the UN SDGs. In doing so we work with academics who collaborate across disciplines & countries, and with industry and government, to publish research that influences thinking, changes policies, and positively makes a difference to lives beyond the walls of academia.

Our goals

Are you in?

Now more than ever, we need research to help solve some of the greatest challenges of our times. Let's work together to make real change happen; pledge your support.

https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/are-you-in

Time for change report 2021

Our third global academic culture survey gathered views on change during July and August 2021; more than 2,000 academics, librarians and students within Emerald’s literati community participated.

https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/time-for-change

Break the norm

Social and economic inequalities between and within countries are widening due to COVID-19. To build a fairer and more equitable world we need to tackle these disparities, and bring together thinking across disciplines and sectors to solve real world challenges.

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Closing the impact gap

Discover the views of 1,500 academics on the future of research outputs in our global report. We look at how research outputs might develop in the future to advance accessibility, learning and real-world impact.

https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/closing-the-impact-gap

Introducing our 'Perspectives' series

Social sciences research can play a huge role in tackling the global socio-economic disparities that have widened because of COVID-19. But to have maximum impact, the research environment must overcome disparities of its own.

https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/news-and-views/perspectives

Emerald Insight

Discover and explore a world of impactful social science research

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An industry-leading digital research platform – Emerald Insight seamlessly delivers high-quality, impactful journals, books, case studies, Expert Briefings and a growing collection of open access content to a global audience.

ON BEHALF OF THE EMERALD GROUP AND THE FAMILY OF DR KEITH HOWARD OBE

Emerald is sad to announce the passing of Dr Keith Howard OBE

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr Keith Howard OBE, Emerald’s founder and owner, who died peacefully at home at the age of 89. Throughout both his academic and publishing career, Keith was an inspirational, respected and committed leader, and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

What we do

Emerald Publishing is one of the world's leading digital-first publishers, commissioning, curating and showcasing research that can make a real difference.

We're passionate about leading change, and align everything we do with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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In a changing world research is a fundamental part of informing decision making and empowering real change. At Emerald we're all guided by one thing which is to find and share research which challenges, disrupts and changes the world - little by little - for the better

Vicky Williams - CEO, Emerald Publishing

Multi-publisher statement on Ukraine

Publishers condemn invasion of Ukraine by Russia.

A message from our Chief Executive Officer

COVID-19: we're here to help

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we’re ensuring that the physical and mental well-being of everyone we work with is our top priority. Although our physical offices have been closed for over a year now, we have remained very much open and are more determined than ever to support the communities we exist to serve. 

We realise that in this uncertain time, people around the world need quick and easy access to the information we publish on Emerald Insight and opportunities to share their research. However, given the worsening situation in India, and the impact on our publishing partners, there may be some disruption to our normal publishing times. As always, the health and safety of our colleagues and partners remains paramount, and thank you for your patience during this exceptionally difficult time.

Blog

How can we make editorial boards more diverse?

'The bottom line – most editorial boards, including our own, aren’t diverse enough. There aren’t necessarily any quick fixes that will make editorial boards more diverse, but we must move forward regardless and mostly through less talk and more action.'

Sally Wilson, Emerald's Publishing Director, shares the steps we are taking to break biases on editorial boards.

Latest news

News and Press Releases

Emerald Publishing announces commissioning focus on Indigenous communities as part of its Power of diverse voices campaign

Emerald Publishing has announced that this year it will have an increased focus on commissioning Indigenous research to play its part in tackling the…

24th May 2022

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Emerald's Vicky Williams to chair ALPSP gender diversity webinar

Vicky Williams, Chief Executive of Emerald Group, will be chairing the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers’(ALPSP) gender…

24th May 2022

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Emerald partners with Knowledge Unlatched to create an open access business management and economics eBooks collection aligned to the UN’s SDGs

Emerald Publishing has partnered with Knowledge Unlatched (KU) to create and promote an open access eBook collection in the area of business…

10th May 2022

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Emerald Publishing announces winners of 2021 Real Impact Awards

Emerald Publishing has announced the winners of its fourth Real Impact Awards which celebrate the commitment to impact by the global research…

3rd May 2022

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Progress in science depends on a team

Non-traditional research contributions have long been ignored by national research assessments, but a grassroots movement is calling for change. They…

13th April 2022

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Tony Roche, Emerald Publishing CEO, speaks to Research Information about his passion for impact

Tony Roche speaks to Research Information about his career path to CEO, his ambitions for Emerald Publishing and his wider hopes for the industry…

12th April 2022

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Academic publishers collaborating in fight against bias announce key action on diversity data collection

An international group, including Emerald Publishing, that are aiming to eliminate bias and discrimination in academic publishing has today published…

12th April 2022

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Emerald Publishing shortlisted for the Independent Publishers Guild Alison Morrison Diversity Award for second year

We are honoured to be shortlisted for the 2022 Independent Publishers Awards, Alison Morrison Diversity Award, for the second year running.

5th April 2022

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Sally Wilson, Publishing Director, talks about 'change fatigue' amidst a need for other publication metrics

An article published in Times Higher Education explores the results from Emerald's 2021 Time for Change report, particularly focusing on the effects…

31st March 2022

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Emerald to co-sponsor the Women in Academia Support Network Conference

Emerald Publishing is co-sponsoring the Women in Academia Support Network’s (WIASN) Virtually Undisciplined Conference which takes place virtually…

30th March 2022

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