Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE Getting Published: The Journal Article (Architecture and STEM)

LEVEL D - Doctoral Workshops/Symposium

ECTS CREDITS Not Applicable

DEPARTMENT Doctoral School

DESCRIPTION This workshop will deal with the process of preparing articles for publication, in particular negotiating the peer review process, which is the basis for all credible published work. The workshop will be organised along four broad research domains and will be led by University of Malta academics who are actively involved in journal editing in their respective fields.


By the end of this workshop, doctoral researchers should:

- be aware of how to approach the publication process systematically;
- have insight into the needs of readers and reviewers;
- be more aware of skills required to write journal articles;
- be aware of the processes involved in dealing with the peer review process;
- understand the purpose of each section in a research paper;
- understand how online platforms have changed how research papers are discovered and read.

ADDITIONAL NOTES Timetable Details

Semester 1
Occ AE - Date: 14 Jan 2020; Time: 17:00 - 20:00; Duration: 3 hours


Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Attendance No 100%

LECTURER/S Cristiana Sebu

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