Publishing Workshop | South Wales

This free workshop is available to students and Early Career Researchers attending any of Welsh universities that support Environment Platform Wales. It will be held in Wallace 218 at Swansea University Singleton Campus.

Royal Society Publishing are hosting a workshop covering all aspects of the publishing process aimed at early career researchers. If you a masters or PhD student or doing your first postdoc and wanting to know more about how to improve your chances of getting your research published, this workshop will be useful for you. We will cover a variety of topics including:

  • how to choose the right  journal to publish your research in
  • understanding the publishing process and what journal policies and requirements mean
  • preparing your paper for submission
  • enhancing the visibility of your work

We will also explore other themes in publishing like the open science movement, the peer review process, editorial board opportunities and what the future landscape of publishing may look like.

This is an interactive workshop and there will be a number of exercises where you will get the opportunity to discuss publishing related questions with others in groups, followed by feedback sessions. There will also be lots of opportunities for you to ask your questions. The workshop will be hosted by Senior Publishing Editors from the Royal Society, Shalene Singh-Shepherd (Proceedings B) and will run for 2 hours.

How to get to Swansea University Singleton Park Campus

Travelling west on the M4 leave the motorway at junction 42 and follow signs for Swansea on the A483 (Fabian Way).

On crossing the River Tawe the A483 becomes the A4067. Continue west along this road, passing Sainsbury’s Superstore on the left-hand side of the road. After approximately 1.5 miles there is a footbridge over the road.

The University’s main entrance lies just before the footbridge and is controlled by traffic lights. As you approach the lights, keep to the right-hand lane and prepare to turn right into the University.

Parking on campus is limited, therefore the University recommends visitors park on the Recreation Ground on Mumbles road, which adjoins the campus via a short walk through Singleton Park.

Alternatively, there are large Park-and-Ride sites at Port Tennant and on the A483 east of Swansea, at Landore, on the A4067 north of the city. All sites are open from 7.00 am until 7.00 pm, Monday to Saturday.

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