Springer Nature Presented on How to Publish High-level Papers at NWU

Source: Department of Science and Technology, NWU

On June 13th, Springer Nature Publishing Group Director Ed Gerstner and Paul Evans were invited to NWU to hold a presentation on how to publish high-level papers and communicate with our teachers. Chang Jiang, Vice President of NWU, attended the meeting and delivered a speech. Heads of Office of Science and Technology Department and Office of Development Planning and Discipline Construction, as well as representative of faculty members also attended the meeting.

In his speech, Chang Jiang introduced the history and recent development of NWU and explained NWU concept of running a university. In particular, he mentioned the early life research team of NWU which successively published 13 research papers in Nature and Science, including 2 results published in the cover of Nature. Finally, he expressed his gratitude to Springer Nature Publishing Group for its long-term guidance and support, and wished that the two sides could further strengthen scientific research cooperation in the future.

Ed Gerstner gave an academic report entitled “Making your research count” to our teachers and students. The report first systematically introduces the positioning of a series of journals, and combines the development history of Nature Communications and Scientific Reports to expound and prove the importance of open access in terms of improving research quality, enhancing the value of research to other researchers, and enhancing the influence of research. Ed Gerstner also introduced some of the key points and techniques in scientific research and essay writing. He believes the secret of publishing high-level articles is that “scientific research is hard which requires hard work”.

After the meeting, Ed Gerstner discussed the paper writing skills, editorial review and scientific research objectives with participants.