Programme

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08:30  Registration and refreshments

09:00  Icebreaker exercise

09:30  Overview of the publications process
How it works, where to publish, publication metrics and career progression

10:15  Refreshments and brainstorming
What is your first / next paper going to report?

10:45  Writing theory
Learn how to construct your paper – identify purpose of each section, learn to present with style to best inform your audience

11:45  Writing practice 1
Describe, sketch and summarise the evidence of your paper

12:30  Writing practice 2 – group work
In groups you will have a chance to discuss / critique and feedback on each other’s work from writing practice session

13:15  Lunch

14:00  Publication process
This section covers the publication process in more depth, from the initial submission stage through the two tiered peer-review process to acceptance. Learn how to handle comments from Reviewers, Editors, how to deal with rejection, appeals and re-submission. Publication ethics, authorship and copyright will also be explained.

15:00  Writing practice 3 – group work
Peer-peer discussion about how the first/next paper will be targeted, describing your audience, deciding on authorship and responsibilities around the paper

15:45  Conclusion, questions and feedback

17:00  Workshop closes

Please note: This is a provisional programme only and it is subject to change.