日時 2017年7月7日(金) 10:00-17:15 10:00-17:50
場所 京都大学吉田キャンパス学術研究支援棟地下セミナー室
対象分野 神経科学(Neuroscience)
受講対象 助教以上の研究者で、第一著者として論文執筆可能な方であり、高インパクトファクターの科学雑誌への投稿を目指している方
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主催 京阪神次世代グローバル研究リーダー育成コンソーシアム(K-CONNEX)
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Kevin Da Silva, Chief Editor of Nature Neuroscience

Before joining Nature Neuroscience in 2016, Kevin Da Silva was a manuscript editor at Nature Medicine for seven years. Kevin received his PhD in neuroscience at the University of Toronto where he studied Alzheimer’s disease vaccines with JoAnne McLaurin. He continued his work on neurodegenerative disease as a postdoctoral fellow with Isabelle Aubert at Sunnybrook Research Institute, investigating neurogenesis and cholinergic neuron degeneration in Alzheimer’s disease and aging.

Fiona Carr, Associate Editor of Nature Communications

Fiona joined Nature Communications in March 2016. She began her editorial career as a locum Assistant Editor for Nature Medicine in 2014, and became a locum Associate Editor for Nature Reviews Neuroscience in 2015. She obtained her PhD in neuroscience from University College London, investigating the role of descending facilitation in rodent models of chronic pain. Her postdoctoral work at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York investigated molecular mechanisms of chronic pain and addiction. Fiona is based in the London office.


  • 10:00 Welcome and Introductions
  • 10:30 What Makes a Nature Paper? 60 mins
    What top-tier journal editors look for in manuscripts, with recent examples from Nature publications
    Practical Exercise: You’re the editor!
  • 11:30 Titles and Abstracts 30 mins
    The golden rules of writing and structuring the text in your paper, and writing a title and abstract to coax your target audience from the title to the paper itself
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 12:45 Practical Exercise: Abstract and Title Review 75 mins
    Participants must bring in a recent, unpublished abstract which they can review one-to-one with the editors to get expert feedback on their work
  • 14:00 Break
  • 14:15 Submitting Your Paper 60 mins
    Submission procedures, making a case to editors, and tips on structuring and writing a good cover letter Practical Exercise: Pitching the Research
  • 15:15 The Editorial Process and Peer Review 60 mins
    What happens to papers once they’ve been submitted, and a crash course in peer review Practical Exercise: Assessing Referee Reports
  • 16:15 Break
  • 17:00 Practical Exercise: Best Practice in Scientific Publishing
  • 17:30 Q&A Session with the Editors
  • 17:40 End of Day