WaterLeadership: Get Published: Tips from Editors-in-Chief (Live Webinar)

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, Nancy Goucher, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist at the Water Institute, presents, "Get Published: Tips from Editors-in-Chief (Live Webinar)."

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Description: Publishing articles in peer-reviewed journals is an important part of disseminating and drawing attention to your research. Yet, writing for academic journals is not a trivial task, and it’s important to understand how you can increase your chances of getting published. In this webinar, you will hear directly from Water Institute faculty members who also have an editorial position with one or more peer-reviewed international journals. Attendees will get an introduction to the world of academic publishing, and learn more about the “do’s” and “don’ts” in manuscript preparation and submission to enhance the chance to get your work published.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the right journal for your research
  • Learn about the steps in the publication process
  • Ethics in publishing
  • Get tips for writing articles that are more likely to be published
  • Learn how to respond effectively to comments from reviewers

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Who will benefit most from this webinar: Graduate students interested in improving their acceptance rate to peer-reviewed journals.


Registration is required to join the live webinar. Please register here using your @uwaterloo.ca email address. Note that the webinar is only open to University of Waterloo students, faculty and staff.

The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are visiting, studying or working at Waterloo. If you have questions concerning access or wish to request accommodations for this event, please contact Allie Dusome (adusome@uwaterloo.ca)