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Discussion: Setting targets

How do you set targets for your writing?

Go to the profile of Clio Heslop
Jan 18, 2016
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Go to the profile of Vadim Volkov
Vadim Volkov about 1 year ago

2 review papers with added own experimental data, to be written together with colleagues over the years. One editorial. Started working and thinking over the last year, the writing is in progress. At least.

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Brian Jones about 1 year ago

Long ago, I determined to write at least three papers a year. I didn't always achieve that, some years more, some years there were none - but I kept it up. Now at the end of my career I have a cv with just under 200 papers. More importantly, I now have an extensive network of colleagues across many disciplines.

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Kang Liu about 1 year ago

Being a freshman in scientific research fields, now I keep reading papers every day and trying to figure out the novelty and logical writing in these good papers.

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Erica Pasini about 1 year ago

3 papers: a review that is covering a specific gap in malaria research and two original paper (at least) -hopefully three- that will be addressing that gap and have broader implications (outside the field of malaria)

Go to the profile of Nayely Melina Reyes-Mendoza
Nayely Melina Reyes-Mendoza about 1 year ago

Keep reading papers every day and getting a solid network of colleagues across many disciplines.

Go to the profile of Ivan Palomares Carrascosa
Ivan Palomares Carrascosa about 1 year ago

Frequently consulting new research outputs in my networks (e,g, via Researchgate), prioritizing them by relevance to my current work/ideas and reading these papers according to priority level

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Maria Artigas 12 months ago

Sometimes, I could not understand the means about "the specialized paper", what is the mean from the editor's view.

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Shizhuo Yang 10 months ago

As a 3-years PhD student, the time is limited for me. So I plan to publish two papers when I graduated. One is top level and one middle level in our field, and I think this target is proper for me. Have got the objective, I will try my best to complete.Firstly , work hard, achieve data ,write paper(According the advice offered by the Nature masterclass online).

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Yingqi Hou 14 days ago

Write the paper. Wait for 1-2 days to forget it. Come back and reread it, usually I have something to add. After a few cycles, I think my writing is good enough and ask feedback from others.