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MNRAS author workshop

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014 12:51
Published on Wednesday, 18 June 2014 12:50

mnras oupMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) will be running a workshop for authors at the National Astronomy Meeting in Portsmouth.

MNRAS is one of the world's largest astronomy journals, first published in 1827. As part of its commitment to enhancing scientific communication, staff from the RAS and publisher Oxford University Press will present 'Getting Your Paper Published: a Workshop for Authors'.

The event is aimed primarily at early-career researchers (students and postdocs) who are looking to publish their research. Topics covered will include:

  • How to write a good paper
  • Submitting to the journal
  • How the review process works
  • Responding to referee reports
  • How to be an effective referee
  • The production process
  • Copyright, permissions, and ethical issues
  • Open Access
  • Tips & tricks for authors
  • Q&A session with journal staff and editors

The workshop will be held on Wednesday 25 June from 16:30-18:00, in the Park Building, room 0.08.

There is no need to book - registered conference attendees can simply turn up on the day.