Journal Publishing Workshop: Improve your chances of getting published


Date:  Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Time: 13:00 - 14:00 ET


Workshop description:

Are you an author looking to enhance your scientific publishing skills? Don't miss our exclusive Author Workshop designed to empower researchers like you! Gain valuable insights into the publishing process, learn how to craft compelling manuscripts, and navigate the peer-review journey with confidence. This workshop is designed to help both seasoned researchers and those just starting their scientific careers.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completing this session, you will be able to:

  1. Understand what APNM Editors are looking for in a successful journal article
  2. Comprehend the aspects of peer review
  3. Know what to do and what to avoid in preparing a submission
  4. Highlight the benefits of publishing and engaging with APNM, CNS’s official journal


Josephine E. Sciortino, MA, MPS, Editorial Director at Canadian Science Publishing
Tracy Fegan, BA, Journal Development Specialist, Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism

Moderator: Jo-Anna Baxter, PhD, Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto

About the Speakers:

Josephine E. Sciortino is Editorial Director at Canadian Science Publishing, where she manages a team of journal development specialists to grow journals in the Life Sciences and Agricultural disciplines. She has taught courses in publishing and professional editing at the university level (including at George Washington University). She has worked in scholarly publishing for over 20 years with various biomedical societies in the management of their specialty journals, including the Canadian Urological Association Journal (as the inaugural managing editor) and the Canadian Medical Association Journal. She also is an active volunteer at her local library in Montreal, Canada, where she lives with her husband and 2 teenage daughters.

Tracy Fegan has been in journal publishing for over 20 years in different capacities. Currently she is the Journal Development Specialist for APNM. She lives in Nanaimo, BC, and has two crazy dogs.



This workshop is supported by the CIHR INMD Training and Community Support Grant.

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