Online training


Online training
BYO computer, your house, your address


14 May 2024


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Getting started in academic publishing

This training is open to all ESRC and non-ESRC funded PhD and MA Social Research students within the WRDTP’s seven partner universities. PGRs from all seven interdisciplinary Pathways are welcome to attend.

This training session will provide a broad introduction to the world of academic publishing, to find out more about the ‘mechanics’ of publishing, and to get a sense of how editors make decisions. It will be led by Professor Fliss Matthews (WRDTP Director), and will draw on her decade of experience as an editor of a leading academic journal.

The session will be of relevance to students from all disciplinary backgrounds, and will provide practical guidance about the things that you can do to improve your chances of success. It will also provide the space for honest reflection of the common challenges that are often faced by authors – no matter their career stage.

Fliss Matthews

Fliss Matthews

Professor of Politics and WRDTP Director

Professor Fliss Matthews is the Director of the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership. She was the co-editor of Policy & Politics between 2015-2020 (and previously the associate editor), and serves on the editorial advisory board of several journals. Her research and teaching focus on exercise of power in the policy process, and the relationships that exist between government, parliament and citizens.

This training session will be delivered online – a link to the training course will be provided to delegates closer to the event. This event will not be recorded but slides will be uploaded to the VIRE after the event.