The latest news from UNSILO

January 15, 2020

UNSILO Survey reveals significant potential for improving scholarly journal submission workflows

Technical Checking of manuscripts is a core activity in scholarly publishing – around 5.4m manuscripts are submitted to scholarly journals per year, with just over half of them approved for […]
December 20, 2019

Can AI solve the problem of too much to read?

Jill O’Neill wrote a fascinating piece in Scholarly Kitchen about the challenge of having too much to read. Everyone in academic research is familiar with this challenge, but all too […]
October 20, 2019

AI in Publishing: what did we learn from the panel session?

UNSILO hosted two panel sessions about AI in academic publishing at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair. As Geoffrey Bilder of Crossref, one of the panellists, memorably stated, “I had resolved […]
October 13, 2019

Panel Discussion at the Frankfurt Book Fair: AI and Academic Publishing

How is AI being used by academic publishers? Is this technology a supplement to or a replacement for human decision-making? Questions such as these are of vital interest to everyone […]
September 2, 2019

Jonas Kelstrup, the accidental product designer

I talked with Jonas Kelstrup, UNSILO’s new UX and product designer. How did you get into UX? It was kind of accidental! I started out as a graphic designer in […]
August 21, 2019

AI in Academic Publishing: Why a survey?

You can access the survey here. How is AI being used by academic publishers? Is this technology now accepted as a supplement to or a replacement for human decision-making? Can AI […]
August 2, 2019

Jens Fogh, UNSILO Developer

Jens Fogh has been with UNSILO for around a year. He talked about working with UNSILO. I work in the development team, implementing solutions and making use of the machine learning […]
July 12, 2019

Identifying semantically related terms

Although the word “semantic” is bandied about these days with little concern for accuracy, most searching we carry out with search engines remains anything but semantic. While UNSILO has been […]
July 5, 2019

BMJ launches most recent articles feature

The British Medical Journal (www.bmj.com) has launched its first use of UNSILO technology. Among the many websites the BMJ provides, there are a number based around a subject – in […]
May 28, 2019

OECD releases SDG Pathfinder

At this year’s OECD Forum (Paris, May 2019) the OECD Public Affairs and Communications team released a beta version of the SDG Pathfinder tool (https://sdg-pathfinder.org/#/). Using UNSILO technology, the Pathfinder […]
February 5, 2019

February 2019 News from UNSILO

Here is our first newsletter of 2019; a warm welcome to new clients of UNSILO reading this newsletter for the first time. Manuscript Evaluation The success of any software comes […]
January 4, 2019

What is the secret of hackathon success?

UNSILO ran its first internal hackathon in December 2018. Hackathons have been around for several years, and are traditionally about building functional software in a short space of time; for […]