The scientific community evaluates advancement and status primarily by the number and quality of research publications a scientist has published in peer-reviewed journals. Scientists from developing countries are, however, at a disadvantage because they often experience difficulty in publishing due to a lack of writing skills and guidance in the data analysis and publication process.
In an effort to develop such skills, we partnered with the Sustainable Sciences Institute to organise the Scientific Manuscript Writing Workshop which took place in March 2021.
During this workshop, the participants attended a series of lectures and tutorial sessions, aiming at improving their writing skills to transform existing data into publishable material and increase the likelihood of their manuscripts being accepted for publication in a reputable scientific journal. Here, we provide the recordings and slide sets from the lectures, which covered the following topics: