Reviewing a Scientific Paper

Course schedule

Dates Start time End time Coordinator registrations  
22 June 2017 13:00 17:00 Jacqueline Verhoef 25 / 25 Add to waiting list
23 November 13:00 17:00 Jacqueline Verhoef 25 / 6 Apply

Course description

WGS organises a number of scientific writing and publishing courses. One aspect of scientific publishing that so far has not been addressed the reviewing of a scientific paper. Reviewing scientific papers is an responsibility of all in academia and therefore it is relevant to obtain insight in the aspects of reviewing scientific papers.
This afternoon workshop gives insight in how to review a scientific paper and possible issues that may occur.

General Information

Target Group: PhD's and Postdocs
Group size: Max. 25 participants
Course duration: 13.00-17.00 pm
Language: English
Credit points: 0,1 ECTS
Self-study hours 0
Name lecturers: Ellen Fest (Wageningen UR Library), Marielos Pena Claros (Forest Ecology and Forest Management) and Claudius van de Vijver (graduate school PE&RC)
Venue: Tbd  

Programme

12.45 Registration and welcome
13.00 Peer review an introduction
13:45 The practice of scientific reviewing: a reviewer`s and editor`s narrative
14.30 Tea/coffee  
15.00 Discussion in groups
15.45 Plenary discussion on reviewing
17.00 End

Fee

Reduced fee:
• PhD candidates of Wageningen University with an approved Training and Supervision Plan (TSP) who are registered at one of the WU graduate schools (EPS, PE&RC, VLAG, WASS, WIAS, WIMEK)
• Postdocs of Wageningen University who are registered at one of the WU graduate schools
• PhDs of the national graduate school SENSE with an approved Training and Supervision Plan (TSP)
€ 0
University fee: All other PhD candidates / Wageningen University postdocs and staff € 40
External fee: All other participants € 80

Cancellation condition

You may cancel free of charge up to four weeks before the start of the course. After this date you will be charged the University fee. Unless:

  • You can find someone to replace you in the course and supply the course coordinator with the name and contact information of your replacement.
    In this case you will only be charged a € 50,- cancellation fee.
  • You (PhDs and postdocs of Wageningen University) have a valid reason to cancel (illness or death in the family 1st or 2nd degree).
    In this case you will be charged the reduced fee and your supervisor/PI must send a mail indicating the reason for cancellation.

information

For more information please contact jacqueline.verhoef@wur.nl