The Publications Process Workshop Session 1.
What, Why and When Do We Publish?

June 10th, 2021 Lluis Torner, ICFO director; Ferran Camps, ICFO’s documentalist.

Lluis Torner, ICFO Director, will open this session with a brief introduction about the motivation for the scientific community to publish their research. The topics he will address include the following: What is a scientific publication? Why do we publish? When does an idea become publishable? What is ICFO’s position in terms of publications? Lluis will comment on the different aspects of publications that have a significant impact on a scientific career, highlighting points that researchers should pay special attention to.

Ferran Camps, ICFO’s documentalist, will follow with a general description of the types of journals and publications, considering trends in metrics and impact factors as well as data management matters. Ferran will explain the business model of the editorials and journals as well as the cost involved in publishing in certain journals, as compared to open access publications. Ferran will share some numbers regarding ICFO’s scientific output and the journals that ICFOnians publish in the most in.

Please, register and we will email the link to join in the sessions.

Seminar, June 10, 2021, 10:00. ICFO Auditorium and Online (Zoom)