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Research Week 2019 - Insider's guide to getting published

Thu, 7 February, 2019
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM  Add to calendar


  • Level 4 - Room 4.k
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Get insider tips and advice from UTS academics about publishing your research! The session will include an introduction to the academic publishing process, a guide to writing for publications, practical tips from academics in Communication, Law and Health on how to get your article published, plus things to consider if you want to publish Open Access.

This session includes:

  • Advice on the academic publishing process
  • Practical tips from academics in Communication, Law and Health
  • How to publish Open Access
  • How to develop a personal publishing strategy


Dr Anna Clark, Australian Research Council Future Fellow at the Australian Centre for Public History at UTS.

Dr Clark has been on multiple fantastic projects involving the teaching of Australian history in the classroom and have written multiple children books. Anna also has extensive experience in writing for journal articles, books, and book chapter publishing throughout her career.

Dr Alecia Simmonds, Lecturer, Faculty of Law, UTS.

Dr Simmonds has published in national and international journals on the relationship between intimacy, imperialism and law in Australia and the Pacific. Dr Simmonds also writes columns and articles for the popular press, including Fairfax Digital and her book Wild Man: A True Story of a Police Killing Mental Illness and the Law won the 2016 Davitt Prize for best crime non-fiction.

Dr Aaron Coutts, Distinguished Professor, Faculty of Health, UTS.

Dr Coutts teaches in the areas of applied exercise physiology, exercise prescription and research design and statistics. His research is focused around developing evidence-based methods for improving performance and health of athletes and has published more than 150 scientific articles. Aaron is also an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance and an editorial board member for the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.

Scott Abbott, Scholarly Communications Manager, UTS Library.

Scott is an Open Access advocate who manages the Scholarly Communication Department at UTS Library. He and his team are responsible for UTS ePRESS - one of Australasia's two oldest open access presses, Open Publications of UTS Scholars (OPUS) - the UTS institutional repository, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA), and the University Copyright Office.