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A collaborative webinar on championing research writing and scholarly communications

AuthorCafé conducted a webinar on the topic ‘Championing research writing and scholarly communications’ in collaboration with VIT’s School of Bio Sciences and Technology on 3rd July, 2020. The event was attended by the PhD scholars and faculty members of the School of Bio Sciences and Technology, Vellore Institute of Technology

The event was hosted with the aim to help the PhD scholars of SBST master scholarly communication. In his introduction speech, Dr Pragasam, the Dean of School of Bio Sciences and Technology, said ‘Thorough research, thoughtful organisation, and presentation, and attention to detail in your developmental and final line edit will really help you succeed in crafting a winning research paper’. He went on to say ‘After these sessions, I certainly believe that the percentage of rejections will be drastically reduced’. 

Dr Shanthi Krishnamoorthy, President of AuthorCafé and Chief Development Officer of TNQ Technologies, talked about TNQ Technologies, its legacy, and its involvement in the world of scientific publishing, and also introduced AuthorCafé, a product developed with the aim of supporting researchers in their research journey. 

The speakers included Geetha Venkatramani, Senior Manager, Language Editing, TNQ, who spoke about manuscript editing and what the publishers expect in terms of language in a good manuscript. We were also joined by Dr Suguna Perumal, Research Professor, Kyungpook National University, South Korea. She detailed the process involved in identifying a target journal for publishing, which plays a crucial role in avoiding rejections. 

Neelanjan Sinha, Product Head of AuthorCafé, discussed the importance of digital tools in effective scholarly communication. 

Research scholars of VIT use AuthorCafé’s services to ensure their papers are submission-ready. 

The event had over 500 registrants from over 20 institutions across India. If you would like a similar event conducted at your institution, send us a note: 


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