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Lunchtime publishing sessions for Cambridge Postdocs - Successful Academic Publishing

When Mar 01, 2016
from 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM
Where Postdoc Centre @ 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge
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Lunchtime publishing sessions for Cambridge Postdocs

Cambridge University Press, part of the University of Cambridge, is pleased to invite Cambridge Postdocs to a series of sessions about publishing. Experienced publishers from a range of academic areas will aim to answer your questions about changes in international academic publishing, submitting journals articles and book proposals, REF criteria and peer review. They will also give practical guidance on ensuring that a submission has the best possible chance of acceptance.

 

These informal lunchtime sessions will be hosted by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs in the Postdoc Centre @ 16 Mill Lane. They will be ‘brown bag’ style (bring your own lunch), with tea and coffee provided. The first, ‘Academic Book Publishing in the Humanities’ took place on 3 February. Watch out for new sessions, which will be posted on the OPDA website and PdOC Society newsletters.

 

To book your place, ask questions or make suggestions for themes you’d be interested in, contact:

Heidi Mulvey, Head of Community Engagement, hmulvey@cambridge.org, 01223 326155.

 

Tuesday 1 March 2016, 12.30 – 14.00

Phil Meyler, Publishing Development Director, Science, Technology, and Medicine

Successful Academic Publishing

Phil Meyler will describe the current landscape in international academic publishing, with particular emphasis on STM. He will outline the steps involved in submitting a journal article, including peer review, and give practical guidance on making sure that a submission has the best possible chance of acceptance. He will also cover the procedure for publishing a book, from the preparation of an effective proposal through to acceptance, production and publication.

 

Phil Meyler is the Publishing Development Director for Science, Technology, and Medicine at Cambridge University Press, and has worked in the scientific publishing industry for 23 years.

 

To book your place, contact: Heidi Mulvey, Head of Community Engagement, hmulvey@cambridge.org, 01223 326155. 

 

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