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WEBINARS FOR AUTHORS, REVIEWERS AND EDITORS

Working from Home

May 21, 2020

With the closure of schools and the cancellation of large social gatherings due to COVID-19, we will be sharing our tips and tricks to limit the disruption of education. Presented by Dr. Gareth Dyke who has been working and teaching from home for the last 5 years, we will discuss some of the best ways to develop clear, simple and easily defined teaching methods. We will also talk about how to ‘time manage’ to become more effective working remotely. Acquire essential distance learning skills for all working academics, irrespective of career stage. Learn to develop clear strategies and questions that will lead to highly engaging teaching during this time.

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The Structure of a Journal Article

June 29, 2020

This webinar will outline the different sections of a journal article, around two key parts:

  1. The title and the abstract
  2. Rest of the article.

You will learn how to ensure that you put the right amount of time and messaging into the different sections of your academic paper writing in order to maximise your chances of success when submitting to high-impact journals.

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Managing medical writing

July 23, 2020

Doctors, students, and medical researchers face specific issues when writing and publishing academic papers. This webinar will address these issues, including patient reports, clinical case studies and patient ethics.

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Statistics and Data Presentation

August 20, 2020

Presenting data in an attractive manner and making sure your analyses are watertight can make or break a study.

Join us to learn about effective data analyses and presentation presented in an easy-to- understand fashion. Our trainers are leaders in data analysis and can help you to understand this aspect of academic research.

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Understanding Research Ethics

September 17, 2020

Managing and staying on the right side of publication ethics can be confusing for researchers. In this webinar, we outline common ethical issues encountered in academic publishing, including plagiarism, one of the most common reasons for article rejection from international journals.

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Planning Your Research to Publish in High Impact Journals

October 22, 2020

Aim high with your research publications and learn how to write and submit your work effectively to great journals.

Our webinar will teach you essential tips and tricks to enable you to achieve your writing aspirations by publishing your research in high impact journals. Although this presentation emphasises ECRs, it contains information useful to all interested in writing for publication.

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Journal Selection to Maximise Your Career Potential

November 19, 2020

Journal quality remains the key way in which academics are assessed by universities, promotion panels, and national governments. Aim high, choose appropriately, and learn how to maximise your publication potential in this free Charlesworth webinar.

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Responding and Communicating Effectively with Editors and Reviewers

December 17, 2020

Managing comments received in peer-review is a key part of academic publishing. This webinar will teach you how to navigate this process to ensure your papers have the best chance of successful acceptance.

Tune in to ensure you are able to respond to journal editor and peer-review comments on your work to maximise your publication success.

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Citation Booster: Enhancing the Reach, Readership, and Visibility of Your Publications

January 21, 2021

How can you ensure that your publications reach the maximum number of readers and are therefore cited as much as possible? Tune into our free webinar to learn how to maximise your research discoverability, enhance your citations, and drive up your H-index.

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Managing Peer Review as an ECR

February 18, 2021

Peer review is the cornerstone of academic publishing, used by all reputable journals. Tune in to our free webinar to learn about this process and how to maximise your career potential if you are invited by a journal to perform peer review. Learning how to make constructive and positive comments on the work of others is a key transferrable skill, applicable to all future employment.

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Taking Advantage of Peer Review to Enhance Your Research

March 18, 2021

Peer review is the cornerstone of academic publishing, used by all reputable journals. Tune in to our free webinar to learn about this process and how to maximise your career potential if you are invited by a journal to perform peer review. Learning how to make constructive and positive comments on the work of others is a key transferrable skill, applicable to all future employment.

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What Does Open Research Mean for You?

April 22, 2021

Open research means making content, data and publications free for all to view, download, and reuse with permission. Get up to speed with open research in our free webinar and learn about what this movement could mean for you and your career.

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About the Presenter, Dr. Gareth Dyke


Dr. Gareth Dyke writes content and runs highly engaging training courses aimed at early career researchers, predominantly working from home over the last 5 years.

Dr. Gareth is also a prolific scientific author who has published more than 280 articles in peer- reviewed journals over the last 20 years, including in Nature, Science, Proceedings of the National Academy (USA) and other high-profile outlets. His research has been widely covered in the media and he is often invited to present talks and lead workshops around the world, most recently in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, China, Colombia, Spain, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia. Workshops in China run by Gareth in 2019 were attended by more than 5,000 colleagues. He has written numerous news and other popular articles including in Scientific American, New Scientist, and Nature and is a regular contributor to The Conversation (scientific news website).

He manages the Taylor & Francis journal Historical Biology as Editor-in-Chief. Dr. Gareth has mentored students at all levels (Masters, PhD, Adult Education) and has developed a large range of in-class teaching and distance learning techniques. He has worked in the USA, Ireland, and the UK, including for more than 15 years as a full-time University academic (University College Dublin, National Oceanography Centre University of Southampton).

Dr. Gareth is uniquely positioned to teach and advise with authority on all aspects of the scientific publishing process, grant writing, and personal development as he is an experienced researcher, reviewer, editor, and journal manager with a strong background in technical and popular writing. He is accredited as a course leader and teacher by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) in the UK as well as by the Irish HEA.

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