The session will help you implement the best strategies at the point of writing and submitting your article for publication, including:
• tips and tools to structure your writing
• avoiding mistakes when writing your research output
• how to 'sell your manuscript to the editor through a skillfully written cover letter
• reasons for on-the-desk rejections
• how long you should wait for a response from a journal/publisher
• what to do about peer review recommendations

This workshop is Part 1 of a two-part workshop. Consider attending Promoting Your Publications after this.

May be eligible for CDS.

This session was formerly known as Practical Publishing as well as Publishing Research: Getting Started.

About Publishing and authorship

Producing and promoting publications is an essential part of being a researcher and communicating new knowledge generated from your research. Knowing how and where to get published, understanding the publication process and being aware of authorship protocols will be critical to your success in this area. 

Useful links


If English is not your first language, there are many resources to help with professional editing of research papers, reports, book chapters or PhD theses. Many of the major journal websites include links to services. Note that there is a cost to using these services.