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Application Open: Publishing workshop for junior researchers

October 6, 2021, 00:01 - 23:00
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Science/AAAS and SciLifeLab
events@scilifelab.se

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Online event via Zoom
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Application Open: Publishing workshop for junior researchers

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October 6 @ 00:01 23:00 CEST

Applications are open to take part in this 3-part workshop series by Science and SciLifeLab for early career researchers (PhD students and postdocs) in SciLifeLab affiliated groups.

Workshop leaders:

  • Valda Vinson (Editor, Science Magazine)
  • Sacha Vignieri (Deputy Editor for research, Science Magazine)

This series is limited to a maximum 30 participants. Participants will be selected after applications close, and selected participants will be notified shortly thereafter. The workshop is free of charge.

Registered participants must attend all three sessions of the workshop. The topics covered all relate to publishing, in particular: “Before you submit”, “Life of the paper”, and “the publishing landscape”.

  • Workshop 1 – Thursday, 4th of November, 16:00-17:30 CET
  • Workshop 2 – Thursday, 11th of November, 16:00-17:30 CET
  • Workshop 3 – Thursday, 18th of November, 16-17:30 CET

Deadline for application: October 6, 2021. Selected participants will be notified shortly thereafter.

Please note that this workshop series is only open to SciLifeLab affiliated groups.

Content

Before you submit

Life of the paper

The publishing landscape

Part A

  1. Quick background     
  2. Authorship     
  3. Picking a journal       
  4. Planning ahead  

Part A

  1. Cover Letter    
  2. Title/Abstract    
  3. Process at Science

Part A – Within Science

  1. What happens after acceptance    
  2. Promoting your paper

Part B

  1. Structure your paper
  2. Dos and Don’ts
  3. Data presentation/visualization/statistics
  4. Data accessibility

Part B

  1. Review process    
  2. Writing a review    
  3. Responding to reviews

Part B – More Broadly

  1. Towards reproducibility
  2. Open access and preprints
  3. Measuring Impact

Each session will be 1 hour 25 minutes long with the following structure:

  • 25 minute talk + 10 minute Q&A
  • 25 minute talk + 10 minute Q&A
  • 15 minute wrap up + general questions

All workshop sessions will take place virtually on the Zoom platform.