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Passionate about real impact, and proud winner of the IPG's Publisher of the year 2020

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

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

Emerald Publishing statement on Ukraine

Emerald Publishing condemns the atrocities conducted by the Russian military in its unlawful invasion of Ukraine.

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.

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Emerald Publishing statement on Ukraine

Emerald Publishing condemns the atrocities conducted by the Russian military in its unlawful invasion of Ukraine.

3rd March 2022

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Emerald celebrates winners of its annual High Usage Award 2022

Emerald Publishing has announced the top 20 global academic institutions with the highest number of downloads of its eJournal content throughout 2021…

2nd March 2022

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Tony Roche, Emerald Publishing CEO, talks about future opportunities & threats in academic media

Tony Roche, Emerald Publishing CEO, speaks to InPublishing about where he sees the future of academic media going and the threats & opportunities…

21st February 2022

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Emerald refreshes its commitment to advancing the research impact agenda and calls for sector wide action in its new ‘Are you in?’ campaign

Emerald Publishing has relaunched its ‘Impact Manifesto’, pledging six commitments for change that will advance ongoing debates around academic…

18th February 2022

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Emerald Publishing agrees sponsorship deal with the Kühne Foundation to make humanitarian logistics research open to all

Emerald Publishing has agreed a four-year sponsorship deal with the Kühne Foundation to flip the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain…

15th February 2022

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INORMS Research Evaluation Group releases guide to SCOPE framework for responsible research evaluation

The International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS) Research Evaluation Group (REG) has today released an 18-page guide to their…

22nd November 2021

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scite signs indexing agreement with Emerald Publishing

scite, an award-winning research tool that helps researchers and students discover and understand research, has signed an indexing agreement with…

5th November 2021

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Emerald acquires the Journal of Accounting Literature

Emerald is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Journal of Accounting Literature (JAL). The journal was established in 1982 at the University…

5th November 2021

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Emerald removes brand association with Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Emerald has today taken the decision to remove our brand association with Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Headingley Stadium.

3rd November 2021

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Emerald is sad to announce the passing of Professor Mohamed Zairi

Professor Mohamed Zairi was one of Emerald’s first Editors in Chief, and we have enjoyed his wisdom, warmth and humility over the many years he has…

25th October 2021

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