Speaker: Dr David Pile
Affiliation: Nature Photonics 


Ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a Nature Research Journal editor when they are interpreting referee reports and making decisions on your paper, if cover letters are really import, or how to effectively ‘appeal’? In this discussion the editorial process at Nature Research Journals will be demystified, with an emphasis on Nature Photonics, but the themes may be applicable to many other competitive journals. We will discuss Open Access, what is important to say in cover letters, how to appeal (and how not to appeal), and other types of opportunities for getting published (like Reviews & Commentary, etc.). Submission and acceptance rate data will be shown, along with geographic trends. Bring all of your tough questions.

About Physics Seminars

The weekly Physics Seminar series focuses on a broad range of physics research within SMP, along with frequent presentations from visiting researchers. Seminars are usually scheduled for 1.00pm on Tuesdays.

The talks are typically more specialised than a colloquium but are often attended by staff and PhD students across a broad range of areas. Speakers are thus encouraged to include introductory material in the talks.

All SMP researchers and HDR students are encouraged to speak. Please email Lewis Williamson to register your interest.

The seminars are open so there is no need to register your attendance.


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