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Researcher Development : Writing World Leading & Impactful Research Papers - Webinar



Education and Research


Education and Research This activity is for staff on R and E&R only contracts - grades E-G.

This session will be DELIVERED VIRTUALLY - joining instructions will be provided beforehand.

About this course:

Reporting your research as a publishable article involves `packaging' your research in a form that is enticing to editors and reviewers, and ultimately, to your target readers.

This interactive online webinar considers how to do just that.

It offers tools, techniques and strategies to help you plan, write and complete a REF paper, whether working on your own or with co-authors.

The webinar also offers strategies for targeting your work at the most appropriate journals, so increasing your chances of being published successfully whilst making the process easier and looking at the essentials of writing a world leading and impactful research paper.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will be able to: - Choose a journal for your article, matched to your aspirations.

- Write a research article in an appropriate style, well matched to the chosen journal, target audience and REF criteria.

- Devise a strong title for your article and write an enticing abstract.

- Getting REF feedback and constructively engaging with the publication process.

- Analyse and understand good practice by looking at well performing `Units of Assessment' and selecting examples to learn from.

Who should attend this course:

The course is specifically designed for early career research staff who already have some experience in writing papers for peer review publication and endeavour to have their future papers submitted to high impact factor journals, or included within the REF.


This session is delivered by Dr Chris Wood, Head of Researcher Development & Research Culture.

Before the course:

No preparation is required for this course.

A joining link will be provided beforehand.

Learning provider:

This course is administered by Researcher Development; please contact for more details.

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