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Pre-conference workshop

Pre-conference workshop for early career researchers on strategies for effective research design and methodology, journal publishing, and conference networking – coinciding with the 2nd International Conference on Energy Research and Social Science

Tuesday 28 May 2019 - 12:00-14:00

Researchers today need to secure funding, collaborate, share data, publish results, commercialize research, and demonstrate impact. Early career researchers in particular are faced with multiple pressures around these challenges.

Aimed at Master’s students, PhDs, and early Post Docs attending the Energy and Society in Transition conference it will help you gain an understanding of how to design your research more effectively, of the scholarly publishing process and how to improve your chances to get your work published, and how to get the most out of conferences.

It will give you first-hand insights into successful research methodologies, the editorial and review process and what journal editors look for, as well as advice on how to successfully network and plan conferences to develop your research career.

12:00-12:30: “Research design and methodology for maximum impact” – Prof. Benjamin Sovacool, University of Sussex, UK

12:30-13:00: “Publishing your article in a scholarly journal” – Henri van Dorssen, Executive Publisher, Elsevier, Oxford, UK

13:00-13:30: “Importance of conferences and networking” – Prof. May Tan-Mullins, The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, PR China

Followed by Q&A

Moderator: Dr. Julia Haggerty, Montana State University, USA, Co-chair of ERSS 2019

* lunch not provided

Please note: This workshop is included in the conference registration. A sign-up form to attend the workshop will be emailed to all registered delegates before the conference begins.