This is a course for academics to publish their works in respected journals. It deals with how to;

• Write and publish in international journals;
• Co-author with international authors;
• Make conference presentations that will leave an impression;
• Speak and present to non-expert audiences.  

The course is administered in an interactive, hands-on way and is therefore also suitable for postgraduate students, young academics and researchers. 

Trainers are academics who have published and are experienced in academic writing and presentation. Participants will benefit from the presenters’ experience in successful international publishing and reviewing. The oral presentation sessions will be based on international conference presentation. The course incorporates research topics relevant to the interests of young academics and others.

This course provides useful tips & hints on writing articles for journals, including:

  • Selecting the right journal
  • Investigate journal impact factors;
  • Funding
  • Reviewing the literature for papers on similar subjects;
  • Writing the paper
  • Figures and tables
  • Referencing
  • Submitting the manuscript
  • The refereeing process
  • Do the journals you are considering impose page charges for illustrations etc?
  • Do you have funds to cover these charges?