Dr. Christopher Ferguson

Learn to Write a Successful Grant Proposal (Advanced)

This course is for first-time/early-stage researchers who are unaware of the grant application process. We will share details on what funders examine in grant applications, the structure of applications, & overcoming rejection of applications.

Dr. Fiona Murphy

How to Submit a Journal Article and Get it Published (Advanced)

In this module, we cover the important points that should be considered when submitting articles to journals. We will focus on authorship criteria, issues related to conflict of interest, and manuscript submissions systems used by popular publishers.

Dr. Roger Watson

What is Ethics & Why is it Important in Research? (Advanced)

Research and publication ethics are closely connected due to their significance to the process of publication. While research ethics protects research participants directly, publication ethics helps ensure veracity of published information.

Mr. Duncan Nicholas

Becoming a Peer Reviewer (Advanced)

In this course, we will provide some background to the role of peer review in research. We will discuss the different models that are currently followed for peer review and the key points that peer reviewers look for when reviewing research papers.

Ms. Louise Russell

Strategies for Marketing Your Research Paper (Advanced)

Promotion of research to a large audience helps increase readership and the citation and impact of research. In this module, we focus on the key technology domains that should be utilized by researchers to effectively promote scientific research.

Dr. Fiona Murphy

The Pros and Cons of Open Access Publishing (Advanced)

Many researchers are sceptical of open access journals because of their low IF and high cost. This module provides an introduction to the key aspects of open access publishing and how it is expected to change scholarly publishing in the future.