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November 22, 2013 9:00 - 17:00

Empa, St. Gallen, D1.33

The course is primarily targeted at PhD students but is also open to all Empa and Eawag employees.

Speakers

Dr Laetitia Bernard

Speakers

Dr Karim Ghazi Wakili

The course is primarily targeted at PhD students but is also open to all Empa and Eawag employees.

Content

Scientific publications reflect your achievements and those of the institution you are affiliated with. It is one of Empa’s main objectives to actively support scientists and engineers in publishing their results.
For this purpose Empa Academy offers a course teaching you the essentials of scientific publishing, including practical tips and tricks. You are cordially invited to the lectures given by experienced Empa scientists.

Objectives

To provide you with basic information and practical advice on how to write good manuscripts and how to get them accepted in high-impact journals. Individual questions are welcome and will be discussed.

  • Background and fundamentals
    • Motivation and barriers
    • Types of publications and critical questions
  • From the manuscript to the published paper
    • Editorial process and peer review
  • Writing your own paper
    • Structure of a scientific manuscript
    • How to start
  • Tools to help you writing your paper
    • Databases, tips and tricks