Communicating Science - Introduction to scientific writing and publishing for peer review academic journals | 9 July 2020

This workshop from the CANTAM Network: Communicating Science - Introduction To Scientific Writing And Publishing For Peer Review Journals covers basic principles of scientific writing and publishing. The Workshop spans through four sessions which are followed by Q&A.


  • Associate Professor and Group Leader & Institute of Tropical Medicine, 72074 Tübingen Germany
  • Scientific Coordinator, Fondation Congolaise pour la Recherche Medicale (FCRM) Brazzaville, Republic of Congo


Session 1

  • Why to publish? Where to publish and where not?
  • Who is reading my article?
  • Citations
  • Impact factor
  • Errors to avoid

Session 2

  • Literature review
  • Conceptualisation of work
  • Plagiarism
  • Intellectual property issues
  • Ethics in publishing

Session 3 

  • Structure of a scientific paper

Session 4

  • Paper submission guidelines
  • Revisions, rebuttals and rejections