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- Cell Press
- Publishing in the Chemical Sciences
- Theme 4: Global Climate Technology Cooperation Projects and Gender-Mainstreaming Efforts
- Career planning
- Fundamentals of publishing
- Open science
- Sex and Gender Equity in Research (SAGER) Guidelines
- Theme 1: Uniting Funders, Doers, and Custodians of Research to Strategically and Comprehensively Advance Quality Gender Research for SDGs
- (-) Theme 5: Science for Peace and for Safe and Secure Societies
- Becoming a peer reviewer
- Book writing
- Theme 2: Improving Data Collection, and Reliability of Statistics and Indicators on Gender with Intersectionality Dimensions
- Editor webinars
- Finding the right journal
- Research collaborations
- Social impact
- Going through peer review
- Research design
- Plenary Session with Mr BAN Ki-Moon
- Theme 3: Strengthening Science and Technology for Better Response to Societal Inequalities, Disruptions, and Emergencies
- Research metrics
- Career guidance
- The Lancet
- Certified Peer Reviewer Course
- Editor Essentials
- Societies Publishing
- Fundamentals of manuscript preparation
- Research data management
- Writing skills
- (-) Theme 8: Advancing Science and Inclusive Career Pathways in Sustainability-related Emerging Research and Innovation Fields
- Job search
- Inclusion and Diversity for Researchers
- Technical writing skills
- Theme 6: Developing and Applying Methods of Sex/Gender Analysis in Research for SDGs
- Theme 7: Adding Value by Exploiting Cross Cutting and Spill-over Benefits of Gendered Innovations
- Theme 9: Shaping the Next 10 Years of Research and Interventions for SDGs
- Ensuring visibility
- Fundamentals of peer review
Integrating gender perspectives into the planning, execution and evaluation phases of military operations and exercisesRebecca Blum explains the relationship between sexual violence and peace and security. NATO defines sexual or gender-based violence against an individual or group of individuals, as acts used or
Gender empowerment of the society improves resilience in disaster managementProf Chung explains that disasters are rarely gender neural. Women and girls are the main victims of natural disasters.
Mobilising the research community of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network to adopt gender perspectives in their research for SDGsDorothea Strueber explains the mission of the SDSNs which are networks of knowledge creating organisations around the globe set up to promote research for SDGs.
A Sticky Pipeline: Why So Few Women of Science at the Top?Prof Kim explores how to ‘fix the numbers’ of women in science at the decision making and leadership levels in Korea.
Crossing disciplinary boundaries in researcher training to address large-scale, real-world problemsDr Arthur takes as the focus for improving implementation success of SDGs the need to advance research that crosses disciplinary boundaries.
Expanding career choices of female chemical engineering students through chemical processes contributing to SDGsProf Oh reports on the latest statistics for Korean Education. For chemical engineering graduates, the gender difference in employment was 9.9% on average during 2012-16.
Ensuring safe societies by femicide prevention. A global perspective.Prof Weil explains that femicide is the killing of women and girls because they are women/girls. Femicide comes in different types, e.g. ‘honour’ killing, sex selection of foetus.
The Researcher Journey Through a Gender Lens: An examination of research participation, career progression, and perceptions across the globeSarah Huggett explains the advances made at Elsevier to increase gender equality, diversity and inclusion, in which the Elsevier Gender Working Group has been playing a driving role.
Engaging men in women’s advancement and empowerment in science endeavoursAs a rector of a large university, the impact of COVID-19 on academic work and structures, and the careers of women compared to men, has been Prof Rice’s major priority.
Theme 5 IntroductionProf Chang compares different unexpected natural disaster events in Korea from a gender perspective to show that women and children are more vulnerable and suffer most.
The pernicious nature of sexual harassment. What’s needed to stop perpetratorsDr Bondestam explains that gender-based harassment is the most common form of harassment in academia.
Finding the right journal
If you want to get your paper published, one of the key challenges you face is finding the right journal for your research. From the aims and scope, to the journal’s values and ethical practice, there are many points to take into account.
You will want to consider the impact of the journal and there are various metrics available to help you do that. In this series of modules, we explore all these important decision factors in detail. We hear from experts who have practical tips to help you make the right choice. And, we share a useful checklist you can use when evaluating the many journals available.
What you will learn
- Tips for assessing a journal’s aims and scope
- Advice on judging a journal’s ethics
- A useful guide to journal and article metrics