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Jun 14

How to Get Published in the Social Sciences

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will be led by the University of Edinburgh’s Jamie Pearce who is the Editor-in-Chief of the interdisciplinary journal Health & Place. It will also include experienced reviewers, journal editors and journal managers working for publishing companies. The workshop will be very informal, and much of the discussion will be facilitated through break-out groups, plenary discussion, and sharing our experiences. Areas to be covered in the workshop include consideration of:

• Why should I chose to publish?
• When is the right time to publish?
• Where is the right place for me to publish?
• For whom am I publishing?
• What happens once I press the submit button? How does the journal workflow process operate?
• What do journal editors look for in deciding whether or not to send out a manuscript for review?
• What are the key ingredients of a ‘publishable manuscript?
• What is the role of reviewers?
• How should I deal with reviewers’ comments?
• How can I ensure my work is widely read and cited?
• Key tips for getting my manuscript accepted for publication.


Delivered by Prof. Jamie Pearce, University of Edinburgh


June 14
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Online via Zoom


Professor Jamie Pearce
Attendance: 69 / 69