If you have “a story to tell” you need to start planning to publish your article. This session will help you answer very practical questions on how to ensure your research is not lost to a person with a similar name (author IDs), find the right journal to publish your research and look at what can be published. The session will help you further understand specifics of the publishing process like reasons for on-the-desk rejections, or how long should you wait for a response from a journal, etc. You will be equipped with tools and practical knowledge to assist you through the publication process.

This workshop is Part 1 of a two-part workshop. Registering for Part 1 will automatically register you for Part 2 Next Steps a week later (27 Jul, 10am to 12pm). Please ensure you are able to attend both sessions before registering.  

Part 2 of the Practical Publishing series is designed to further assist you in implementing the best strategies at the point of writing your article, submitting it for publication and communicating about your research before and after it was published. You’ll learn about effective titles and abstract and you’ll understand what mistakes are avoidable when writing an article. You will also discover how to “sell” your manuscript to the editor through a skillfully written cover letter and what to do if asked about peer reviewer recommendations. Other useful tips and tricks will be shared.

May be eligible for CDSE if attended together with Part 2.

If you have never published before, then you should first attend the How to Get Published:  An Introduction

This session was formerly known 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.