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Research Workshops

Literature Searching for FASS Researchers 

10th February 2020 | 2pm - 3.30pm | MD111B, Harrison Library, City Campus 

This workshop is for doctoral students who wish to enhance and update existing skills in literature searching and finding information. It will explain how to create and use effective search strategies, as well as covering tools to help you stay updated in your field of study, and ways of critically reviewing and evaluating the information and sources you find.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To gain a better understanding of information requirements to underpin your research
  • To be able to create effective search strategies
  • To be able to use the features common to research databases.
  • To gain knowledge of tools available to keep you updated in your field.
  • To critically review and evaluate information from a number of resources

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How to Write a Great Research Paper

5th March 2020 | 2pm - 4pm | MD111B, Harrison Library, City Campus


How to Write a Great Research Paper, and Get it Accepted by a Scholarly Journal

Presented by Michaela Kurschildgen

Training Specialist and Consultant from Elsevier


You’ve completed your research and want to publish your work in a peer-reviewed journal. Are you wondering where to start? Do you know where you find relevant information quick and easy? Do you want to learn how to structure your paper, or what to include in a cover letter? Is the submission and peer-review process a mystery to you and do you know why editors accept (or reject) papers? Do you understand the importance of ethical issues? Perhaps you’ve submitted your work before and are in need of some guidance interpreting and responding to reviewer comments.

If this sounds familiar to you, register now for this Elsevier Researcher Academy Seminar and learn some tips from the Publisher. This seminar will benefit both early career and established researchers.



How to get Published

  • Scholarly publishing overview
  • What to publish
  • Select your journal/readers/audience carefully
  • Articles types and options
  • Typical article structure
  • How to write a cover letter


Author Rights & Responsibilities

  • Copyright policies and ethical considerations (e.g. plagiarism)
  • Open access solutions

Surviving Peer Review/Social Media/Ethics

  • The review and editorial process and your response
  • Promoting your research using social media
  • Publishing ethics


How to find relevant information quick and easy

  • Using Scopus as a tool for authors


This seminar is organised by the University of Wolverhampton in collaboration with Elsevier.


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