Publishing Connect Seminar: Scientific Journals, Peer Review & How to Write a Great Research Paper

Knowing how to correctly prepare a paper, and the most appropriate scientific journal to send it to will significantly increase the chances of your paper being accepted.  Furthermore, a strong grasp of the review process and the organization of the editorial office can help you – the researcher – understand what will be expected of your submission when it hits the desk.

Here’s your chance to learn from Elsevier, the world’s leading publisher of science, technology and health science journals. Attend this seminar intended for Early career researchers in the sciences and PhD students to find out about:

  • Types of scientific publications
  • The different types of research papers published
  • Considerations before writing
  • Choosing the right journal
  • Writing using correct language
  • The structure of the manuscript
  • The submission and review procedure
  • Author responsibilities: publishing ethics and plagiarism
  • How to use information resources as a tool for authors
  • Open Access publishing

The seminar will be delivered by Anthony Newman (Publisher, Life Sciences, Elsevier), Michaela Kurschildgen (Account Development Manager, Elsevier) and Lynne Meehan, (Library Liaison Manager Research, KCL).

It will be taking place Thursday, 5 December, 2013, 1PM-5PM (Waterloo campus)Places are limited. Book via Skills Forge.