Soft skills course on Scientific Writing & Publication

Scientific writing and publication are essential skills for researchers at any stage of the career. BIGMATH fosters the capacity of its young researchers to gain techniques and tools for an efficient communication to outreach scientific communities and public. A specific course is organised by IST in Lisbon on 7-17 October 2019.

This course aims to transfer efficient individual skills in all the steps involved in scientific writing, from content development and organisation to publishing in ISI journals. The course is suitable for researchers, master and PhD students and all those required to publish their research findings but have none or little experience in translating research outputs into the commonly accepted publication tools.

Here there is an exclusive opportunity to acquire key techniques in a single source enabling the researcher at any level of the career to be independent and efficient in communicating science in the written format. Particular is given on how to best meet the journal editors and reviewers’ demands.

At the end of the course the participants will be able to:

  • Plan and develop research papers and thesis in the scientific format (IMRAD)
  • Prepare papers for ISI journals
  • Submit papers to ISI journals and effectively dialogue with journal editors and reviewers.

The programme of the course is available at: