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Thursday, March 24, 2016 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
BEST Careers in Communication panel

BEST panel discussion and workshop on Scholarly Publication - whether this is your ultimate career objective, or whether you are interested in learning how the process works and gleaning tips to improve how you communicate your research, this workshop and panel discussion are not to be missed. In fact, since scholarly publication is likely to be a part of your life for the near and longer-term future, this topic is worth learning about.


See the FLYER Come for all or part of the sessions, but please register via the link above so we can gauge numbers for lunch. The target audience is grad students, post docs and early faculty.

What you will learn:

How to get your work published
Navigating the peer review process
Authorship and ethics
Getting your work noticed
What's it like to be in publishing as a career

An interesting article you might want to read in which the question was addressed 'why did you leave academia?'

Another article "Few countries ready to adopt gold standard open access to scientific journals" for potential discussion...


10AM-noon: Insights into Publishing Workshop

Introductions by Lindsay Gay, Customer Marketing Manager, Elsevier, and Alex Coots, BEST Advisory Board member and PhD candidate in Nutrition
Speakers: Jason Winkler, and Michael Weston, Elsevier (see bios below); and Gregory Poe, Cornell Professor in the Department of Applied Economics and Management whose work focuses on environmental policy

noon- 1PM: Networking Reception/Lunch

1PM-2PM: Scholarly Publishing Panel Discussion

Speakers: Michael Weston and Jason Winkler, Elsevier; Stijn M.J. van Osselaer, Cornell Professor of Marketing at the Johnson Graduate School of Management.

Moderator: BEST Program Advisory board member

See speaker bios here and via the above links.

Jason Winkler, Elsevier

Michael Weston, Elsevier
Supported by Elsevier Publishing, Cornell faculty, and Cornell’s BEST Program


Next in the series will be on April 20, when we will focus on BEST Careers in Science Policy, and then don't miss our annual BEST Symposium on May 17.

226 Weill Hall
Please register for lunch
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