Publishing events

Sociology of Health and Illness

A workshop run by Karen Lowton, joint Editor-in-Chief of the Wily-Blackwell journal Sociology of Health & Illness, focused on writing for publication in the Journal.

We will begin the workshop with an overview of the Journal: its history, aims and scope, type of papers published, the process of submitting, reviewing, responding to reviewers’ comments, and having papers accepted for publication.

Time will be given to answering delegate questions throughout the workshop.

This event is particularly aimed at early career researcher consider writing for the Journal.

Frontiers in Medical Sociology

A workshop run by Hannah Bradby, Specialty Chief Editor of Frontiers in Medical Sociology that will describe the origins and development of this online open access journal.

The focus will be on the Journal’s peer-review process and how it differs the models of double-blind peer reviewing that is more familiar in scholarly publishing.

The event is particularly aimed at anyone who is interested in reviewing or writing for the Journal.

Open Access publishing

An over-view of open access publishing in scholarly journals, setting out the various models currently in operation and prospects for change in the light of funding regulations for open access publishing.

Editors in chief and publishing managers from several journals will be available to answer questions from the floor and discuss the likely changes. These include but are not limited to:

Francesca Halstead, Wiley’s Senior Journals Publishing Manager for Social Sciences

Aina Svensson, Uppsala University Librarian with special responsibility for open access scientific publishing

Professor Karen Lowton, joint Editor-in-Chief of the Wily-Blackwell journal Sociology of Health & Illness

Professor Hannah Bradby, Specialty Chief Editor of Frontiers in Medical Sociology

Reception

Meet editors, reviewers, authors and publishers at a drinks reception, jointly sponsored by three journals.