Scientific Writing and Publishing Workshop

Trainer (Prof. Geoffrey Manley)

Workshop agenda:

Day 1: Scientific publishing today

  • Where to publish
  • Choosing a journal
  • Instructions for authors
  • Choosing authors and “who does what and when?”
  • Coordinating authors
  • Submitting your manuscript – including letter to the editor.
  • Choosing possible reviewers
  • Responding to reviews
  • Making your work known; copyright!

Day 2: The structure of your paper

  • the title of a paper
  • writing an effective abstract
  • the introduction – what is important?
  • the materials and methods – what and how much?
  • the results – systematic and clear; use of figures
  • the discussion – place your data in context
  • the conclusions
  • Pitfalls: plagiarism and its consequences; citing and quoting, passive voice, British or American English. Common errors
  • If time: Discussion of individual questions to manuscripts.

OLTECH PhD students have the preference for a course place.

05.12.2019 09:00 – 06.12.2019 17:00

W16A 104

Graduate School OLTECH

(Changed: 2021-07-22)