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Publishing Academic Articles

Wednesday, 05 June 2013

Publishing academic articles: a way through the maze

Wednesday 5 June 2013

Dr Karen Smith, University of Greenwich, Ian White, Routledge, Taylor and Francis

The programme is aimed at Newer Researchers, researching in the field of Higher Education, but will also be beneficial to a broader audience. 

This will be an interactive session which will cover
  •  the mechanics of getting published IN JOURNALS – covering preparation and research through to peer-review and post-publication
  • How to choose the right journal in which to publish considering that there are now such a multitude
  • Working with other people; gaining and using their feedback (collaborators, critical friends, reviewers)
  • Identifying the differences between writing for journals and other forms of writing with which you may be more familiar

Karen Smith is a Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at the University of Greenwich, where she is teaches on the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education. Karen is an active higher education researcher and has published over twenty journal articles. Her research interests are around the language of higher education policy and practice; transnational education; and internationalisation. In 2009, Karen was awarded the SRHE newer researcher prize for a project looking at academics’ experiences of teaching overseas. Karen sits on the editorial board for the journals: Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences and Teaching in Higher Education and is co-author of Doing your Undergraduate Social Science Dissertation, published by Routledge.      

 Ian has been working in the academic journal publishing industry since 1994. Currently responsible for journal commissioning and management with Routledge/Taylor & Francis,  Ian was previously an Editor working on Geographical Abstracts: Human Geography whilst with Elsevier. He joined Taylor & Francis in 1998, and has worked on their education journals programme ever since. Ian includes two of the SRHE’s journals in his current management portfolio.

Network: Newer Researchers
Date(s): Wednesday, 05 June 2013
Times: 11.00 -16.00
Location: SRHE, 73 Collier St, London N1 9BE
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