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How to use Manuscript Processing System Effectively

Publishers have specialized, dedicated Manuscript Processing Systems for submission and processing of manuscripts for their journals. Authors, through this webinar, can learn to select relevant journals, submit their abstracts / manuscripts, and also avail various publication benefits available in the system.

Responding and communicating effectively with editors and reviewers

Managing comments received in peer-review is a key part of academic publishing. This webinar will teach you how to navigate this process to ensure your papers have the best chance of successful acceptance.

Tune in to ensure you are able to respond to journal editor and peer-review comments on your work to maximise your publication success.

Managing medical writing

Doctors, students, and medical researchers face specific issues when writing and publishing academic papers. This webinar will address these issues, including patient reports, clinical case studies and patient ethics.

Creating an effective conference poster

Academic conferences are huge networking opportunities. Your poster is a window to you, a conversation starter and networking tool: Learn how to design an effective and eye-catching poster in our webinar.

Make sure people stop and look at your conference poster. How to design, create, and produce a conference poster that people will remember.

Managing peer review as an Earlier Career Research

Peer review is the cornerstone of academic publishing, used by all reputable journals. Tune in to our free webinar to learn about this process and how to maximise your career potential if you are invited by a journal to perform peer review. Learning how to make constructive and positive comments on the work of others is a key tranferrable skill, applicable to all future employment.

Citation Booster: Enhancing the reach, readership, and visibility of your publications

How can you ensure that your publications reach the maximum number of readers and are therefore cited as much as possible? Tune into our free webinar to learn how to maximise your research discoverability, enhance your citations, and drive up your H-index.

ORCID researcher identification numbers

What is an ORCID identification number? Why is it a good idea to sign up for one of these as an active researcher? Many journals and publishing companies now require researchers to have one of these unique identification numbers before submitting work. Use your ORCID number to ensure you get credit for all the papers you write and review. Our free webinar will bring you up to speed with ORCId.

Common English language mistakes

We edit hundreds of paper each week and so we are able to identify the most common mistakes that colleagues tend to make. You don’t need to make them in your papers! Learn from the mistakes of others! This webinar outlines the most common English language mistakes and how to avoid them To be scheduled in 2023

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Statistics and data presentation

Presenting data in an attractive manner and making sure your analyses are watertight can make or break a study.

Join us to learn about effective data analyses and presentation presented in an easy-to-understand fashion. Our trainers are leaders in data analysis and can help you to understnd this aspect of academic research.

Planning your research to publish in high impact journals

Aim high with your research publications and learn how to write and submit your work effectively to great journals.

Our webinar will teach you essential tips and tricks to enable you to achieve your writing aspirations by publishing your research in high impact journals. Although this presentation emphasises ECRs, it contains information useful to all interested in writing for publication.

Journal selection to maximise your career potential

Journal quality remains the key way in which academics are assessed by universities, promotion panels, and national governments. Aim high, choose appropriately, and learn how to maximise your publication potential.

Academic branding: Improving your visibility, network, and career opportunities

Gone are the days when just publishing as many papers as possible was sufficient to be considered a ‘successful academic’. Impact, visibility, and outreach are also important: We can show you how to enhance the visibility and hence impact of your research to augment your career and build success.

Responding and communicating effectively with editors and reviewers

Managing comments received in peer-review is a key part of academic publishing. This webinar will teach you how to navigate this process to ensure your papers have the best chance of successful acceptance.

Tune in to ensure you are able to respond to journal editor and peer-review comments on your work to maximise your publication success.

Managing Peer Review as an ECR

Peer review is the cornerstone of academic publishing, used by all reputable journals. Tune in to our free webinar to learn about this process and how to maximise your career potential if you are invited by a journal to perform peer review. Learning how to make constructive and positive comments on the work of others is a key transferrable skill, applicable to all future employment.

Taking Advantage of Peer Review to Enhance Your Research

Peer review is the cornerstone of academic publishing, used by all reputable journals. Tune in to our free webinar to learn about this process and how to maximise your career potential if you are invited by a journal to perform peer review. Learning how to make constructive and positive comments on the work of others is a key transferrable skill, applicable to all future employment.

What Does Open Research Mean for You?

Open research means making content, data and publications free for all to view, download, and reuse with permission. Get up to speed with open research in our free webinar and learn about what this movement could mean for you and your career.

About The Presenter


ABOUT THE PRESENTER,
DR. GARETH DYKE

Webinar Presenter

Dr. Gareth Dyke writes content and runs highly engaging training courses aimed at early career researchers, predominantly working from home over the last 5 years.

Dr. Gareth is also a prolific scientific author who has published more than 280 articles in peer- reviewed journals over the last 20 years, including in Nature, Science, Proceedings of the National Academy (USA) and other high-profile outlets. His research has been widely covered in the media and he is often invited to present talks and lead workshops around the world, most recently in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, China, Colombia, Spain, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia. Workshops in China run by Gareth in 2019 were attended by more than 5,000 colleagues. He has written numerous news and other popular articles including in Scientific American, New Scientist, and Nature and is a regular contributor to The Conversation (scientific news website).

He manages the Taylor & Francis journal Historical Biology as Editor-in-Chief. Dr. Gareth has mentored students at all levels (Masters, PhD, Adult Education) and has developed a large range of in-class teaching and distance learning techniques. He has worked in the USA, Ireland, and the UK, including for more than 15 years as a full-time University academic (University College Dublin, National Oceanography Centre University of Southampton).

Dr. Gareth is uniquely positioned to teach and advise with authority on all aspects of the scientific publishing process, grant writing, and personal development as he is an experienced researcher, reviewer, editor, and journal manager with a strong background in technical and popular writing. He is accredited as a course leader and teacher by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) in the UK as well as by the Irish HEA.

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