Norwegian Research Schools: Nature Masterclass

DEEP offers together with several Norwegian national research schools a high-level writing course: Nature Masterclass. 

This writing course aimed at senior PhD students and postdocs who are working on high-impact data for top-tier journals. The workshop is taught by editors from selected relevant journals from the Nature Publishing Group, and aims to provide coaching and contact between the authors and the editors to facilitate tailoring results and pitch to the target audience.

When: 6 - 7 September 2018

Where: Isegran Fort, Fredrikstad

Application deadline: 1 August 2018.

Course content:

Through talks, seminars, practical exercises and workshops, the course will cover the following topics: What makes a Nature paper? ; You’re the Editor – Making a Decision; Selecting a Journal; Figure Presentation; Brevity, Titles and Abstracts; From Introduction to Conclusion; Submitting your Paper; The Editorial Process; Mechanisms of Peer Review; You’re the Editor - Choosing Referees; Journal Decisions; Referee Reports; Measuring Impact.


Markus Elsner, Senior Editor, Nature Biotechnology and Rebecca Furlong, Senior Editor and Team Manager, Nature Communications.

Learning outcomes:

  • After the course you know how to get the most out of the writing process
  • You understand the editorial processes and how to work with them
  • You know what it takes to get published in top-ranked journals

Click here for more info.

NB: DEEP covers participation fee, travel and accommodation for a limited number of eligible members who are working on high-impact data for top-tier journals.

Published May 23, 2018 5:00 PM - Last modified June 13, 2018 1:30 PM