Student and Early Career Researcher Seminar: Guide to Getting Published (27 Apr 2017)


This seminar aims to provide an introduction to optimize your academic writing and paper preparation skills whilst focusing on best practice for submission and post publication promotion. The following topics will be discussed:

  • Finding the right journal & preparing and structuring your paper
  • Submitting your paper, the peer review process, and revising your paper
  • Copyright & publishing ethics
  • Dissemination of your paper & raising the impact of your paper

We are also very privileged to have two editors from PolyU joining our session - Prof. Chin-Shan Lu and Dr. Tsz Leung Yip. Both of them are editors for the journal Maritime Business Review published by Emerald and they will share with us their real-life experiences and anecdotes as editors.

Date : 27 Apr 2017 (Thu)
Time : 3:00 - 5:00pm
Venue : Learning Lab 1, 3/F, Library
Speaker : Dr. Meloney BARTLETT (Head of Publishing at Emerald Publishing, UK)
Panelists : Prof. Chin-Shan LU and Dr. Tsz Leung YIP
Registration : Please click on this link for registration.


About the Speaker

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Meloney Bartlett is Head of Publishing at Emerald Publishing where she has management and development responsibility for the Journals publishing programme of over 300 titles and related products working with a global team from our headquarters in Bingley, UK. In her role at Emerald, Meloney is at the forefront in addressing the economic and strategic challenges within the publishing business, including open access policy and implementation programmes with the specific challenges faced by independent publishers.

Before joining Emerald Publishing Meloney was Head of Journals publishing at the Royal Society of Chemistry in Cambridge, following her position as Publisher for the Science & Engineering Journals programme at Taylor & Francis in Oxford. She received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Bath.


About the Panelists

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Chin-Shan Lu is a Professor at the Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research interests include shipping operations and management, port operations and management, international logistics and supply chain management, maritime safety, and sustainable development in shipping and port. Prof. Lu is the Editor-in-Chief for journal Maritime Business Review.

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Tsz Leung Yip is an Associate Professor at the Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research interests include ports & terminals, commercial shipping, transport risk, and low carbon logistics. Dr. Yip is one of the Editors for journal Maritime Business Review. He has been serving as a Guest Editor of Special Issues in several international journals.

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