This programme supports postgraduate researchers who are starting to think about publishing their research and communicating it more widely, both within and outside academia. It provides a practical guide to the publishing process and explores how researchers can build networks and communicate their work effectively to a range of audiences.
This course will help you to explore how you can communicate your work to a range of audiences using digital tools and innovative communication methods. It will also encourage you to reflect on how you can build networks and connect with your professional community. This course will take around 60 minutes to complete.
This module explores the ways in which effective research communication can help you to maximise the positive impacts of the work you do. It will help you to begin developing your own research communication strategy, and to identify and engage with the needs of different audiences for your work.
This module explores how networking can help you to find and connect with communities that care about the work you are doing and to identify new opportunities for collaboration, funding, publication and impact. It will help you to plan strategies for building your networks and to recognise the role that both digital communication and in-person events like conferences can play in your networking journey.
This module explores new research communication possibilities associated with the internet and digital media, and looks at how innovative approaches to communication can help you to maximise the impact of your research.
This course is designed to support you when you are starting to think about publishing your research. It will take you through the publishing process, from the early planning stages to submission and responding to reviewer feedback. It will help you to evaluate your options at each stage and to consider how publishing can maximise the impact of your research. This course will take around 120 minutes to complete.
This module will explore the reasons for publishing your work and some of the key factors you need to consider when getting started. It will help you to think about what, where and when to publish, to consider the importance of research integrity in publishing and to start developing a publishing strategy.
This module is designed to be a practical guide to the pre-submission stage of the publishing process. Through exploring the specific formats and requirements of different types of publication, it will enable you to plan where to submit your work. It will also help you navigate the pre-submission stage, from planning your time to preparing supplementary material, information and metadata.
This module is designed to be a practical guide to the submission and review stages of publishing. It explores the importance of review for quality control and explains the requirements of the review process. Through discussion of the possible outcomes, it provides the knowledge you need to be able to consider options and respond appropriately.
This module is designed to be a practical guide to publishing with impact. It provides an introduction to research impact and suggests relevant resources, platforms and social media that can help ensure you publish in an impactful way.
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