Fully booked – Writing & Publishing a ‘TRAIL’ Research Article

March 26, 2018 09.30 - 17.00 h

The aim of this course is to support PhD students in writing and publishing a scientific article about their research in the TIL domain.

Course description
Morning session (Vincent Marchau)

  • how to write a good article, in terms of structure, message, positioning, added value, etc.
  • includes a hands-on writing exercise.

Afternoon session (Caspar Chorus)

  • Measuring journal quality: impact factors and subjective quality aspects: what is the right journal for you?
  • How to survive the review process? Dos and don’ts, communicating with the editor and referees.

The course consists of a lecture about writing and publishing a TRAIL research article, and an assignment in which the PhD student is requested to write an extended abstract (or rewrite an existing extended abstract) on (part of) his/her research and motivate his/her choice for a specific journal. The abstract and motivation for choosing a specific journal will be reviewed.


Lecturers: Prof. Caspar Chorus and Prof. Vincent Marchau

Time: 09.30 – 17.00 h

ECTS: 0.5 (attendance) – 1 (attendance + assignment)

Location:  TU Delft, Jaffalaan 5

Room: t.b.a.

Participation: free for TRAIL/Beta/OML members and PhD students of participating faculties

Registration: this course is fully booked. For a place on the waiting list, send an e-mail to info@rstrail.nl.

TRAIL Course Writing and Publishing a TRAIL Research Article 2018

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