Training events

Past webinars

Sept
26
Everything you need to know about academic publishing
Presented by Steven Ward
Summary

English is the lingua franca for scholarly communication, and most international journals with a wide global readership are printed in English. Submitting manuscripts in poor English can put researchers at a disadvantage and delay the publication of research.

This webinar will highlight the importance of quality English writing and the need to communicate your research effectively. It will also focus on understanding journals and the types of manuscripts they publish, so that you can identify the best type of article for your study.

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Mar
14
Using accurate language in science and technical writing
Presented by David Kipler
Summary

Researchers and doctoral students who want to overcome the language barrier and communicate their science effectively in English can get valuable tips from David Kipler on improving manuscript language quality and presentation. After listening to this, you will submit confidently to international journals with a global readership.

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Mar
29
How to respond to reviewer comments?
Presented by Yang Gan
Summary

Both beginners and intermediate level authors who find it difficult to respond professionally to reviewers’ comments will benefit from this session with Prof. Yang Gan, who tells you everything you need to know about manuscript revision. Avoid multiple rounds of revisions and even rejection, saving you months of time.

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Mar
22
Common Errors in Writing and Submitting Research Papers (Chinese)
Presented by Yang Gan
Summary

In this webinar, Prof. Yang Gan, covers the most common errors that authors, especially Chinese authors, make when writing and submitting research papers to international journals. He shares plenty of examples and quick tips on how to avoid critical errors that lead to rejection.

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Dec
01
How to write an effective paper: An editor’s perspective (Chinese)
Presented by Bo Cui
Summary

This webinar offers an in-depth introduction to writing effectively for academic publication purposes. It covers all aspects of writing an academic paper from the title to references from the perspective of editors.

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Nov
29
How to improve the logic, clarity and flow in your manuscript
Presented by Mary Nishikawa
Summary

As a researcher, you’ve been looking at your manuscript so long that it is very likely that you are missing the nuances of grammar and spelling. Need help in understanding how to improve the writing of your paper? Let’s take a look at how to improve the logic clarity and flow of paragraphs in a research report.

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Nov
16
Tips for writing an effective abstract
Presented by Mary Nishikawa
Summary

Are you confused about when to write the abstract? Do you need help in understanding how to create an effective abstract? Let’s take a look at the steps you can follow. Also, you will learn about essential elements that would attract journal editors and readers.

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Oct
25
Making your paper distraction-free: Avoid negative comments on your writing
Presented by Mary Nishikawa
Summary

Why is it important for your manuscript to be revised by a native English speaker? What are the five most common errors that non–English-speaking authors are likely to make when writing a paper? How can you can avoid making these mistakes? Learn everything you need to know about this in this webinar.

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Aug
17
How to select the most appropriate journal for your research paper
Presented by Mary Nishikawa
Summary

Mismatch with the scope of the target journal is one of the most common reasons for manuscript rejection. This can be frustrating, and result in delays in publication. Through this session, we will share some useful tips on how you can ensure that you select the right journal for your research manuscript.

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Jul
06
Common errors and publication tips: Get accepted in the journal of your choice
Presented by Steven Ward
Summary

Learn to recognize and handle tackle the errors authors typically make when drafting their manuscripts and preparing for publication. Conducted by Editage in partnership with the Institute of Physics, this webinar gives you tips on how to avoid errors in writing different sections of a manuscript and increasing the chances of your manuscript being accepted by a journal.

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Past workshops
Nov
30
Structure your manuscript effectively to impress SCI journal editors, Nanjing Normal University, Physical and Chemical Professional Library, 14:30-15:30
Summary

In this workshop, researchers were coached to understand what the editors and reviewers value the most in science writing. The aim was to enable researchers to understand what the title should be, the word limit for abstracts, what to include in the introduction, when to add figures and tables, and other related aspects.

workshop
workshop
Nov
29
Structure your manuscript effectively to impress SCI journal editors, Southeast University, Physics Department. 14:00-16:00
Summary

In this workshop, researchers were trained to structure their manuscripts effectively. Among the components of the workshop were the opinions of the reviewers and editors regarding the dos and don’ts of science writing, such as how to write an effective cover letter, writing styles for abstracts, introduction and discussion, among other things. The workshop also focussed on researcher responses to critiques.

workshop
workshop