This four-session, non-credit writing-intensive online workshop is designed for all scientists, especially those starting out, who plan to publish results of their work in scientific journals. Participants will write a draft of a research paper based on data generated from their current or previous study for publication in a peer-reviewed science journal.
This workshop focuses on the organization of a scientific research paper, with an emphasis on the two most difficult sections to write, Introduction and Discussion. It will also cover designing tables and figures and writing a clear and concise abstract and cover letter for submission to a science journal. In addition, participants will learn about the publication process from a journal editor's perspective, along with how to choose the right journal for their paper as well as how to navigate peer review.
General Training Rate:
Discounted Training Rate:
$395 - Academia, US Government (including NIH), US Military
- Write a rough draft of a scientific paper, focusing on the two hardest sections to write—the introduction and the discussion
- Understand the publishing process, including why manuscripts get accepted/rejected
- Discuss construction of figures and tables
- Writing exercises include the all-important abstract and a cover letter for submission of your manuscript to a journal
- Respond effectively to reviewers' comments
All registrants must be prepared to begin writing a paper and be willing to spend 3-5 hours per week on assignments. Attendance is required for all classes. Please also note eligibility criteria.
NIH trainees as well as all scientists whose research generates data publishable in peer-reviewed journals and are interested in writing a draft of their paper. Non-NIH scientists are also welcome. Participants from NIH satellite campuses and other scientific institutions and universities are also welcome to register. A certificate of completion will be awarded to those participants who successfully complete the workshop.
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- All refund payments will be processed by the start of the initial workshop.