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Writing for Publication

The Writing for Publication Programme is a face-to-face programme designed for early career academics for whom English is not their first language and who wish to publish research articles in English-medium academic journals. This six-night residential programme will focus on maximising your chances of success by looking at elements such as article structure, writing style, citing sources, and strategies for dealing effectively with reviewers' feedback.

The next course will run from Monday 1st - Friday 5th November 2021

Key features of the course:

  • An introduction to journals' expectations and the publishing process
  • Strategies for finding and targeting journals in which to publish
  • How to stucture your article

  • Writing an effective introduction and literature review
  • Presenting your methodology and results
  • Discussing your findings and their implications
  • Drawing conclusions and acknowledging the limitations of your study
  • Writing an abstract
  • Stylistic aspects of good article writing
  • The review process and how to respond to peer reviews
  • 5 day academic programme including 6 nights' accommodation (arriving Sunday 31st October - Saturday 6th November), half board meals, a bus pass and a cultural visit to Stratford Upon Avon.

These aims will be developed through:

  • Daily input sessions from the course tutor
  • The use of models and exemplars
  • A collaborative, task-based approach to learning
  • Periodic individual tutorials
  • The development of a in-process article written by each participant
  • Ongoing individual feedback on course tasks and used as the basis for whole-group learning
  • Question and answer sessions

If you are interested in this course, please register your interest.

Professor Ema Ushioda
Head of Department

Professor Neil Murray
Director: English Language and Short Courses

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