Kurse der PSI-Akademie
K 937 E 

Publishing research articles: strategies and steps

Short description
Publishing research articles in scientific journals is demanding. As publishing is a prerequisite for a career in academia, it is important to approach this challenge strategically. This workshop describes steps between submission and publication and enables participants to map out publishing strategies

- The peer review system: players and procedures
- Criteria for journal selection (e.g. journal reputation, decision time)
- Publishing in open access journals
- What editors want
- How to write a review report by yourself
- How to respond to editors' comments
- What to do in case of rejection
- Ethical obligations
- Authorship
- Copyright issues

The participants learn
- to understand the publication process in peer-reviewed journals
- to develop individual strategies for publishing research articles

Target audience
PhD candidates and researchers planning to publish

Short lectures provide information and tips; extended exercises help to develop individual strategies. In addition, participants share experiences and discuss recommendations.

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Requirements for participants

Proof of performance

Certificate of completion

Villigen, PSI Education Center (building OSGA)

Number of days / duration in lessons (à 45 minutes)
1 day / 09.00 - 17.00 (8 lessons)

Course leader / moderation
Dr. Philipp Mayer
Philipp Mayer received a PhD in the field of biodiversity research and he is a trainer for scientific writing. He has broad experience in research and in adult education.

Number of participants
Minimum 6 / Maximum 18

This course does not include meals. However, the staff restaurant OASE also provides external visitors with inexpensive and tasty menus.

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Administration PSI Education Center, Tel. 056 310 24 00, bildungszentrum@psi.ch

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