Researcher Academy Symposium - Enhancing Your Research Impact and Visibility


10:00 AM - 4:15 PM


  • Date: Wednesday, 26 Oct 2022
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:45, 14:00 - 16:15


The Library's Researcher Academy Symposium is coming! Aiming to enhance research impact and visibility for XJTLU graduate student, faculty and research staff, the event has invited XJTLU outstanding scholars, premium journal editor and research promotion professional to share their experience on impactful research writing, journal selection, open access publishing, and attending academic conference, etc.

Register for the onsite event or online delivery. (Onsite event may be transferred to online delivery according to pandemic control updates, and all registrants will be informed in advance.)

Session reminders and links will be sent to you through email before the event begins. You could choose one or more sessions to attend. Any query or registration problem please contact


10:00-10:50 Dr Xi Wen (Wiley)
Editor of Advanced Science, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Small Methods, Small Structure

Publishing in Wiley Open Access Journals

  • The trend of open access publishing in Advanced Science series of journals
  • How it would affect your publishing experience
  • Tips for publishing in Advanced Science

10:50-11:00 Q&A / Break

11:00-11:45 Dr Chun Zhao (Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, XJTLU)
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering / Publication Chair of the 17th & 18th IEEE International Conference on IC Design and Technology

Promote Your Research via Academic Conferences at Early Stage of Academic Career

  • Why we need academic conferences
  • Why we need it at early stage of academic career

14:00-14:50 Dr Zhijie Zhang (Elesevier)
Core Content Consultant

Publish or Perish: How to Properly Evaluate Scientific Research

  • Watch out for cheats in citation game
  • The value of citation (to find papers, peers, and journals)
  • Scopus Author Profile

14:50-15:00 Q&A / Break

15:00-16:15 Professor Adam Cross (School of Humanities and Social Sciences, XJTLU)
Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching, School of Humanities and Social Sciences / Elsevier 2021 Highly Cited Chinese Researchers

Publishing Impactful Research in the Social Sciences

  • Characteristics of high-quality and highly cited research papers in the social sciences
  • How to write an impactful paper
  • How to find and work with co-authors
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