Getting your Work Published: An Introduction to Journals Publishing, Authorship, Peer-review and Promoting your Paper

Chairperson: Iain Trotter

Time: 11.00 – 12.30

Location: DCU – Q220

This session will be a ‘Journals Publishing 101’-style general introduction for early career researchers, current students,in-service educators, and anyone looking to write up their work or research for publication. We’ll take a look at the whole publishing process from a new author’s point of view; from motivations and considerations before you even start writing, through to post-acceptance steps and post-publication promotion. We’ll also share some top tips for writing and getting published,and shed some light on the inner workings of peer review and publication ethics.

Topics covered in this session include:

Why publish at all?
Choosing your journal
Writing your paper
Top 10 tips for getting published
Peer review process
Publication ethics

Iain Trotter has five years of experience from within the STEM Publishing industry and is currently the Publisher for IOP Publishing’s education portfolio, which features two leading education journals, Physics Education and European Journal of Physics(published in partnership with the European Physical Society). IOP Publishing is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Institute of Physics, and any profits generated by the publishing company are used by the Institute to support their work to advance physics research, application and education, and to engage with policy makers and the public to develop awareness and understanding of physics.

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