* Please sign up by Friday March 1.
* If maximum capacity is reached, registration may be closed prior to the deadline.
Date & Time: Monday March 4, 2019 9:15 – 12:30
Venue: Seminar Hall 2F BioSystems Building, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Suita Campus (No.12 on the map)
Room Capacity: 100 (first sign-up first served); in addition, streaming service is available at the lounge(40)
Open to： academic staff, research fellows, and postgraduate students of Osaka University
Hosted by: Research Management and Administration Section, Office of Management and Planning
Supported by：Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University Library
Speaker: Valda Vinson, Editor, Science
Valda Vinson joined the Science staff in 1999. Since then, she has handled research papers in the areas of structural biology, biochemistry, and biophysics as an Associate, Senior Editor, and Deputy Editor. She has also edited Perspectives and served as a team leader. As Editor, Valda oversees research content in the areas of biological, life, and social sciences. She earned a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1992. Before joining Science, she spent two years as a Senior Lecturer at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa.
9: 15 - 9:20 Opening
1. Before you Submit 9: 20- 10:10 (40min+10min Q&A)
This will discuss the journal requirements in terms of General Policies, Research Standards and Publication Policies (see overview slide attached) and will also discuss how to choose a journal to submit to.
10:10 - 10:20 Break
2. Life of the Manuscript 10:20 - 11:20 (45min+15min Q&A)What do Science Editors look for in a manuscript
This will look behind the scenes at what happens to the manuscript after submission, with a focus on the review process at Science.
What is the Review process at Science
What helps - eg knowing your audience, good cover letter etc
The decision is made - what next
How to write a valuable review
11:20 - 11:30 Break
3. The Publishing Landscape 11:30-12:30 (45min+15min Q&A)The challenges of multidisciplinary Research
Distribution of manuscripts by topic and geography
Dealing with large data sets
Access to the research
firstname.lastname@example.org (Research Management and Administration Section, Office of Management and Planning)