Writing and Publishing a Scientific Paper Workshop

Date 01/13/17 2:00pm to 02/02/174:30pm
Location Building 50, Conference Rooms #1227-1334 OR # 1328-1334, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892
Event URL https://faes.org/content/scientific-writing-workshop
Description

This four-week, writing-intensive workshop is designed for NIH trainees and biomedical scientists at all levels. Participants will write a draft of a research paper based on data generated from their current or previous study for publication in a peer-reviewed science journal.

This workshop focuses on the organization of a scientific research paper, with an emphasis on the two most difficult sections to write, Introduction and Discussion. It will also cover designing tables and figures and writing a clear and concise abstract and cover letter for submission to a science journal. In addition, participants will learn about the publication process from a sciencce journal editor's perspective, along with how to choose the right science journal for their paper as well as how to navigate peer review. Participants will receive and provide feedback on weekly written assignments through peer review groups and will also receive feedback on their writing from the instructor.

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