Scientific Writing and Publishing Workshop


Our workshops on writing for biologists teaches researchers at various levels very important writing skills and will provide them with key insights about the scientific publishing landscape so that they can better tell their story and get it published

Led by Howard Browman and Jan Pechenik

our workshops

The information, tools and insights that we offer in our workshops are based on our many years of experience.

Together, we have:

  • combined >90 years of experience as researchers, teachers, lecturers and research project developers-managers;
  • Authored >300 peer reviewed articles published in leading international journals;
  • Developed-written >100 successful grant proposals;
  • Written 1000s of peer reviews for >100 different journals;
  • Written 100s of grant proposal reviews for >20 agencies worldwide;
  • Written a leading text book on the biology of Invertebrates (now in its 7th edition);
  •  Written a leading text book on writing for biologists (now in its 9th edition);
  • Edited several quartile-one international research journals – currently Editor-in-Chief of ICES Journal of Marine Science;
  • Had a leading role in the publication committees of international societies;
  • Played a leading role in setting best practice in scholarly publishing, including publication ethics, through roles with the Council of Science Editors (member of the Editorial Policy Committee) and the Committee on Publication Ethics (member of Council and Trustee Board);
  • Deep Knowledge of the criteria used in institutional research assessment.

This combination of long experience and deep knowledge represents an exceptionally broad basis from which we can offer participants in our workshop insight into all aspects of scientific writing, publishing and other forms of dissemination.

An example of a previous project


Some of the places where we have given workshops