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Scientific Writing and Publishing online course - Nature Masterclass


Audience: For students and researchers in the natural sciences who are new to publishing or wish to refresh their skills 

Key features: 
3-part course with 3 certificates 
36 editors from 20+ Nature Research journals 
11 hours of learning 10-minute lessons 
English language 
captions and transcripts 

Skills gained:
Develop writing skills and confidence writing for journals 
Understand editorial processes and what editors look for 
Learn best practices for submitting a paper and peer review

Part 1: Writing a Research Paper 
1. What makes a great paper?
2. Elements of writing style
3. Titles and abstracts
4. From introduction to conclusion
5. Data management
6. Data presentation 

Part 2: Publishing a Research Paper 
1. Authorship and authors' responsibilities
2. Selecting a journal for publication
3. Submitting your paper
4. Understanding peer review
5. Journal decisions
6. The editorial process
7. Measuring impact
8. Plagiarism and other ethical issues 

Part 3: Writing and Publishing a Review Paper
1. Writing and publishing a review paper

Registration: The Opens external link in new windowNature Masterclass online course will be available between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021. You can study the course material independently and in your own pace. To receive your individual registration code, please Opens external link in new windowregister here.