Proposed revision for Research Blogging topic tags

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By Dave Munger

Based on your comments on this post, as well as responses on Twitter and input from the Research Blogging editors, here’s a proposed revised set of topic tags. When bloggers register for the site, they may pick one major tag (in bold) and are urged to select just one secondary tag (in regular type). These are the default tags selected when bloggers create citations, but bloggers are free to override these defaults and select as many tags as they like for individual posts.

Here are the major changes:

  • Secondary Astronomy tags revised to match the arXiv
  • A new major tag, Ecology / Conservation, with several secondary tags
  • The major tag, Clinical Research, has been renamed to Medicine, and some secondary tags from Health have been moved to this tag
  • Computer Science and Engineering were merged into a single major tag
  • Several new secondary tags were added to the Psychology tag

Of course, other changes have been made as well. Below is the full proposed list of recommended tags. Please let us know if you have any last-minute suggestions before they are implemented.

Applied Anthropology, Archeology, Biological Anthropology, Evolutionary Anthropology, Language, Life History Theory, Medical Anthropology, Sociocultural Anthropology

Astrobiology, Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics, Earth and Planetary Astrophysics, Galaxy Astrophysics, High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena, Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics, Search for ETI, Solar and Stellar Astrophysics, Theoretical Astrophysics

Anatomy, Behavioral Biology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Botany, Cell Biology, Chemical Biology, Computational Biology, Developmental Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Paleontology, Reproduction, Structural Biology, Synthetic Biology, Systems Biology, Taxonomy, Virology, Zoology

Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Cheminformatics, Environmental Chemistry, Geochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials, Nanoscience, Nuclear Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Synthetic Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry

Computer Science / Engineering
Aerospace Engineering, Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computational Theory, Databases, Electrical Engineering, Encryption, Environmental Engineering, Graphics, Human-Computer Interaction, Industrial Engineering, Languages and Compilers, Materials, Mechanical Engineering, Nanoscience, Networks, Operating Systems, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Robotics, Software Engineering

Ecology / Conservation
Agriculture, Climate Change, Conservation, Ecology, Energy, Environment, Environmental Health, Marine Ecology, Oceanography, Public Policy, Sustainability

Atmosphere Science, Biogeosciences, Climate Science, Energy, Geochemistry, Geodysy, Geology, Geophysics, Glaciology, Hydrology, Oceanography, Paleontology, Planetary Science, Seismology, Soil Science, Sustainability

Clinical Psychology, Epidemiology, Gene Therapy, Health Policy, Kinesiology, Medical Ethics, Nutrition, Public Health, Rehabilitation, Reproductive Health, Substance Abuse

Applied Mathematics, Combinatorics, Discrete Math, Logic and Foundations, Probability and Statistics, Pure Mathematics

Aging, Cancer, Cardiovascular, Clinical Research, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Hematology, Immunology, Metabolism, Neurology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry, Stem Cells, Toxicology, Veterinary Medicine

Affective Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Computational Neuroscience, Developmental Neuroscience, Molecular Neuroscience, Neural Engineering, Neurolinguistics

Aesthetics, Continental Philosophy, Epistemology, Ethics, History of Philosophy, Logic, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Political Science

Astrophysics, Atomic Physics, Biophysics, Condensed Matter, Continuum Mechanics, Electronics, Experimental Physics, High-Energy Physics, Molecular Physics, Nanoscience, Nuclear Physics, Optics, Particle Physics, Plasma Physics, Precision Measurement, Quantum Physics, Theoretical Physics

Abnormal Psychology, Affective Psychology, Behavioral Economics, Cognitive Psychology, Comparative Psychology, Consciousness, Decision-Making, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Emotion, Evolutionary Psychology, Human Factors, Intelligence, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Language, Learning, Personality, Quantitative Psychology, Sensation and Perception, Social Psychology

Social Science
Economics, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Political Science, Sociology

Research / Scholarship
Career, Education, Ethics, Funding, Library Science, Policy, Publishing, Science Communication


12 Responses to “Proposed revision for Research Blogging topic tags”

  1. Chad Orzel Says:
    October 21st, 2010 at 2:58 pm

    In Physics, I would suggest adding “Thermodynamics,” “Statistical Mechanics,” “Non-linear Dynamics,” “Quantum Information,” “Applied Physics,” and “Mathematical Physics.” I’m sure there are other high-level categories that could show up regularly, but that’s what comes to mind right away.

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