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Location: Lecture Hall, College of Transport and Communications
Speaker: ProfessorHai Yang, Chair Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Editor-in-Chief, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Abstract: Publishing your research results in apeer-reviewed journal is an essential activity of a researcher. It is a directreflection of the quality of your research work and it allows you to networkwith other scholars in helping you further refine and develop your research.The goal of this presentation is to provide research postgraduate students orjunior researchers with background information on academic publishing,highlight the important steps you need to follow to prepare your manuscript forpublication, and offer suggestions about how to work with editors and refereesto get published. As an experienced author, reviewer and journal editor, thespeaker will also share with the audience on some common issues in research andpublications, such as the current trend in journal publishing, journal metrics,publication ethics and responsibility.