Scientific Writing and Publishing

Learn from Nature Journal Editors

16 Modules

Getting Started: About This Course

1 item

What Makes a Great Paper: An Overview

Writing a Review Paper

What you'll learn

  • How to get the most out of the writing process
  • How the manuscript selection process works
  • What happens to your paper after submission
  • What it takes to get published in top journals

The Instructors

Go to the profile of Elena Semeyko

Elena Semeyko

Instructional Designer, Springer Nature

Go to the profile of Bart Verberck

Bart Verberck

Regional Executive Editor, Nature Research, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Gemma Alderton

Gemma Alderton

Senior Editor, Nature Reviews Cancer, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Jill Adie

Jill Adie

Publishing Manager, Springer Nature

Go to the profile of Nicky Dean

Nicky Dean

Chief Editor, Nature Energy, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Peter Gorsuch

Peter Gorsuch

Science Editor, Author Services, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Ritu Dhand

Ritu Dhand

Nature Editorial Director, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Elisa De Ranieri

Elisa De Ranieri

Senior Editor, Nature Energy, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Catherine Potenski

Catherine Potenski

Assistant Editor, Nature Genetics, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Leonie Mueck

Leonie Mueck

Senior Editor Physical Sciences, Nature, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Iulia Georgescu

Iulia Georgescu

Senior Editor, Nature Physics, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Andrew Hufton

Andrew Hufton

Managing Editor, Scientific Data, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Anke Sparmann

Anke Sparmann

Senior Editor, Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Karl Ziemelis

Karl Ziemelis

Chief Physical Sciences Editor, Nature, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Chris Surridge

Chris Surridge

Chief Editor, Nature Plants, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Zoltan Fehervari

Zoltan Fehervari

Senior Editor, Nature Immunology, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Patrick Goymer

Patrick Goymer

Senior Editor Biology, Nature, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Sadaf Shadan

Sadaf Shadan

Senior Editor Biology, Nature, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Liesbeth Venema

Liesbeth Venema

Senior Editor Physical Sciences, Nature, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Tanguy Chouard

Tanguy Chouard

Senior Editor Biology, Nature, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Cláudio Nunes-Alves

Cláudio Nunes-Alves

Senior Editor, Nature Reviews Microbiology, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Alexia Zaromytidou

Alexia Zaromytidou

Chief Editor, Nature Cell Biology, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Kevin Da Silva

Kevin Da Silva

Senior Editor, Nature Medicine, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Luke Fleet

Luke Fleet

Senior Editor, Nature Physics, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Tal Nawy

Tal Nawy

Associate Editor, Nature Methods, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Ed Gerstner

Ed Gerstner

Executive Editor, Nature Research, Greater China, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Elsa Couderc

Elsa Couderc

Associate Editor, Nature Communications, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Irene Jarchum

Irene Jarchum

Associate Editor, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Research

Go to the profile of John Plummer

John Plummer

Senior Editor, Nature Materials, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Natascha Bushati

Natascha Bushati

Associate Editor, Nature Cell Biology, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Euan Adie

Euan Adie

CEO and Founder of Altmetric, Altmetric

Go to the profile of Federico Levi

Federico Levi

Associate Editor, Nature Communications, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Clio Heslop

Clio Heslop

Event Coordinator - Nature Masterclasses, Springer Nature

Go to the profile of Amye Kenall

Amye Kenall

Associate Publisher Health Sciences and Open Data, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Sarah Seton-Rogers

Sarah Seton-Rogers

Chief Editor, Nature Reviews Cancer, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Adam Brotchie

Adam Brotchie

Associate Editor, Nature Reviews Materials, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Darren Burgess

Darren Burgess

Senior Editor, Nature Reviews Genetics, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Liesbet Lieben

Liesbet Lieben

Associate Editor, Nature Reviews Disease Primers, Nature Research

Go to the profile of Varsha Khodiyar

Varsha Khodiyar

Data Curation Editor, Scientific Data, Nature Research