Publishing in a peer-reviewed journal


Session description



This session will explore the importance of publishing your research in peer-reviewed journals, as well as developing a publishing strategy, negotiating the world of open access, and looking inside the black box of the peer review process.

Key Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session, you will  

  • have a more detailed understanding of how the journal publishing industry works
  • understand the purpose of peer review and how the process works
  • learn some tips for maximising your chances of your paper being accepted
  • find out about ways to make your paper open access
  • know more about publishing ethics and where to turn for advice
  • be better able to plan your future publishing strategy

22nd November 2016: 2-4pm

15th February 2017: 2-4pm

30th June 2017: 2-4pm

How to make your reservation

Log into PROSE and search for  'Process of publishing'.

Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event.

Session pre-requisites Postgraduate researchers who have passed their probation review.
Pre-session work required

No pre-session work is required.

Key readings/resources

The World of STM Publishing (short video)

It's all about Discoverability (short video)

Covered RDF domains

Domain C - Research governance and organisation.
Subdomain C1 (Professional conduct).

Domain D - Engagement, influence and impact.
Subdomain D2 (Communications and dissemination).

Delegate places

Minimum 6 delegates
Maximum 30 delegates

Facilitator(s) and contact details

Ian Rowlands (, Research Services Manager, David Wilson Library

For Office Use Only

Course Code: SDCRSCH-PGR017


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