Presentation “Writing for Publication” and a follow-up workshop on the principles of clear research writing (10 April 2019). The presenter will show information from research on the differences in the writing style of non-native speakers of English that may influence decisions by editors and peer reviewers. This research points to specific steps writers can take to make their writing better match the expectations of journal editors. The event will take place at the National University of Science and Technology MISIS (Moscow).
Publication of research results in peer-reviewed scientific journals is one of the most pressing problems in science today. At the same time, the number of publications of Mongolian scientists in international journals still lags behind world figures, as well as citations.
Emily Austin Thrush is a Professor of Applied Linguistics and Technical Writing at the University of Memphis. She has co-authored several books in the McGraw-Hill Interactions/Mosaics series and has conducted teacher training sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the Fulbright organization around the world, including Lebanon, Brazil, Peru, Japan, Mexico, Germany, Italy, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia. She spent the 2000-2001 academic year in Mexico as a Senior Fulbright scholar. Her recent publications have been about integrating content areas, especially STEM subjects, with language teaching.