Webinar with Taylor & Francis: Publishing in academic journals

    08/04/2021 - 15:00
    India, New Delhi
    08/04/2021 - 16:30
    EURAXESS India

Publishing is an integral element of the researcher process with most academics required to publish at least once in their professional career. Researchers must also navigate a publishing landscape that is constantly evolving.

This webinar is designed for early career researchers who have limited publishing experience. It will provide a basic overview of the current state of academic publishing, with a particular focus on Open Access, to enable a better understanding of the process and as well as offer guidance to help them succeed.

The webinar will cover the following topics with examples and the opportunity to ask questions:

  • Publishing cycle: basic overview of the publishing landscape and process
  • Assessing journals: what to look for when choosing where to publish
  • Open access benefits and challenges
  • Preparing your manuscript for publication
  • Research and publishing ethics: overview of publishing ethics
  • Peer review basics: overview with recommendations on how to respond to reviewer comments
  • Typical reasons for rejection and how to avoid them 


Who should attend?

The session is open to early career researchers from all disciplines.

All participants will receive a webinar attendance certificate.


When will this webinar take place?

This webinar will take place on April 8 at 3:00pm IST. Please ensure you confirm the timing in the time zone where you are based!


Will participants be able to ask questions?

Webinar participants will be able to submit questions to the speakers during the webinar in writing via the chat function. Open questions will be addressed in a subsequent interactive Q&A session.


Registration is now open. Space is limited, and attendance is on a first come first serve basis. The presentations will all be held in English. This webinar is entirely for free.




This webinar is organised in partnership with Taylor & Francis.



About the Speaker

Victoria Babbit is the Director of Researcher Development and Outreach. Victoria joined Taylor & Francis in 2008  and throughout the past decade has supported societies, editors and authors as they navigate the rapidly changing publishing landscape. Her work involves engaging with global researcher communities to build knowledge and capacity related to publishing and editorial activities. Prior to joining Taylor & Francis, Victoria was a post-graduate researcher within the field of Geography, focusing on migration, at the University of Washington in Seattle.