Publishing your Research: Writing & Submitting

This session will help you implement the best strategies at the point of writing and submitting your article for publication, including:

  • tips and tools to structure your writing
  • avoiding mistakes when writing your research output
  • how to 'sell your manuscript' to the editor through a skilfully written cover letter
  • reasons for on-the-desk rejections
  • how long you should wait for a response from a journal/publisher
  • what to do about peer review recommendations
Event details: 

Date: Friday 15 September 2023
Time:  3-4:30pm AEST
Platform: Zoom

Registration closed 


Scott MacintyreScott Macintyre is an open scholarship specialist with 25+ years of experience in the tertiary and education sector. He is skilled in teaching and delivering workshops to both local and international attendees and provides training on publishing processes to academics and post-graduate students. Scott has also been successful in establishing Communities of Practice to discuss the ever-evolving and dynamic developments in the field of scholarly publishing and their implications on the tertiary education sector. He brings enthusiasm and strong communication skills to the training, consultation, and advocacy of his role in open scholarship with UQ Library.

Anna BagshawAnna Bagshaw has 20 + years of experience in the tertiary and education sector, in research roles in state government and the arts, and is currently also a part-time PhD candidate. Anna is a librarian in the Faculty Services Librarian team working alongside Scott in Scholarly Publishing and other teams in the UQ Library.  She has personal experience in authorship and is skilled in teaching and delivering workshops on a range of topics from information literacy, scholarly publishing through to research impact to local and international attendees, academics and students. She is passionate about learning, teaching, and helping people learn and grow and has strong communication skills in training and consultation within the team at UQ Library.