Seminar on “Publishing in Academic Journals: Tips to Help You Succeed”

Time & date:
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm, 19 May 2016 (Thursday)
Room B0614, 6/F, Block B, Homantin campus
Lyndsey Dixon, Regional Journals Editorial Director APAC, Taylor & Francis Group

Ms Lyndsey Dixon is the Regional Journals Editorial Director for the Asia Pacific portfolio at Taylor & Francis. Lyndsey recently moved to Hong Kong from Singapore where she lived for many years. She moved to Asia from the Taylor & Francis Head Office in Oxford, UK where she was the publisher for the Environment & Agriculture portfolio. She has been working in the publishing industry for the last nine years and has experience in a number of roles in both books and journals, working with academic societies, editors and authors from across the globe.

Abstract:   The aim of the talk is to bring attention to common pitfalls before and during the journals publishing process. It is designed not to teach how to write a paper, but instead to offer advice on presenting a paper in the best possible light, choosing the correct journal to send it to and highlighting the most common reasons why a paper is rejected.

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