Elsevier Scholarly Publishing Seminar for Engineering research students & early-career researchers

Every year, over 3 million research articles are written, of which only half will end up being published in a peer-reviewed journal. Professor David Shallcross, Director of the Engineering Learning Unit at the Melbourne School of Engineering, along with publishing consultants from Elsevier will present a 2-hour workshop that will help you to improve your chances of publication.

  • 2:30pm-2:45pm. Registration and afternoon tea.
  • 2:45pm-3:00pm. Introduction to Scholarly Publishing (Gaia Lupo, Elsevier, Amsterdam): Origins, roles and contribution; Journal publishing cycle.
  • 3:00pm-4:00pm. How to get published (Professor David Shallcross, University of Melbourne): Preparing your manuscript; Structuring an article; Using proper language; Authorship.
  • 4:00pm-4:45pm. How to get your papers noticed (Thomas Klingler and Vinesh Rajan, Solution Consultants, Elsevier, Australia & New Zealand): Bibliometrics and Altmetrics; Scopus and Mendeley; Engineering Village and Knovel.
  • 4:45pm-5:00pm: Q&A.

Baillieu Library, Dulcie Hollyock Room (Ground floor). Thursday 13 August. Bookings essential: book here.

Professor David Shallcroft is Director of the Engineering Learning Unit at the Melbourne School of Engineering and editor-in-chief of Education for Chemical Engineers, published by Elsevier. This peer-reviewed journal is the official journal of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering. His education research interests focus on the use of concept maps to assess student learning.