Publishing Research Articles in the Natural and Life Sciences

InstructorDr Philipp Mayer
Number of Places12
Registration→ Register online
Participation Fee100€
RoomDahlem Research School, Hittorfstraße 16, 004

Fri. 3 July 2015, 9:00-17:00

Student Profile

For advanced doctoral candidates in the Natural and Life Sciences.


The objectives of this training are:

  • to understand the publication process,
  • to develop individual strategies for publishing research articles.


  • the peer review system: stakeholders, processes, benefits, criticism
  • long-term publication planning
  • criteria for journal selection
  • publishing in open access journals
  • what editors want
  • what reviewers do
  • how to write a review by yourself
  • how to respond to editor’s comments
  • what to do in case of rejection
  • copyright issues


Short lectures, exercises, discussions


Please bring a research article to the workshop (an article not prepared by yourself). Choose an article which is important for your research, and which you know very well. In addition, please select three journals you find most suitable for publishing your research. For each of these journals bring information about impact factors, aims and scopes, editors and editorial staff.


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