Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Scientific Writing & Publishing Workshop at JNU by Macmillan Science Communication; November 29

'Scientific Writing & Publishing Workshop' by Macmillan Science Communication

Venue: JNU Convention Centre, Delhi, India

Date: November 29, 2013

Macmillan Science communication (MSC), an exclusive partner of the Nature Publishing Group (NPG), is organising its maiden Scientific Writing and Publishing Workshop in India in association with the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi on November 29, 2013. This is the first in a series of similar workshops that MSC plans to organise across India in coming years.

The event will be conducted by Dr. James Butcher, Associate Director of Open Publishing at Nature Communications & Scientific Reports. Dr. Butcher is also the former Publishing Director of Nature Review Journals. He has been the publisher of 14 Nature Reviews Journals (clinical and life sciences) with management responsibility for a team of 70 editors.

Dr Butcher's all-day session at the JNU Convention Centre would include some of these key writing and publishing areas:

  • Taking Research from Bench to Paper
  • Creating Coherency and a Narrative in your Paper
  • Titles and Abstracts
  • Presenting and Discussing Results
  • Producing Effective Figures, Graphs and Tables
  • Choosing a Journal for Publication
  • Using Bibliometrics
  • Writing a Review Article
  • Submitting your Paper and Writing a Cover Letter
  • The Editorial Processes and Peer Review
  • Scientific Publication Ethics

Science faculty and PhD scholars interested in registering for the workshop may contact either of the two organisers:

Debashish Brahmachari
Director – NPG India
3A, 4th Floor, DLF Corporate Park
Gurgaon – 122002, India | Tel: 91 124 2881057
Mobile No: 9650969959

Dr. Atul Kumar Johri
Associate Professor
School of Life Sciences, JNU
New Delhi -110067, India
Mobile No: 9810336244

Source: http://network.nature.com/groups/natureindia/forum/topics/15922

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