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Researcher Skills Toolkit


Publishing and sharing research outputs is a key activity within the research lifecycle. This module provides an overview of scholarly publishing and sharing and promoting research.

After working through this module you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of peer review in scholarly publishing
  • Recognise why a strategic approach to publishing is essential for researchers at all levels of their career
  • Identify key factors to consider when developing a strategic approach to publishing in a range of research outputs
  • Identify the benefits of publishing open access and options available to University of Newcastle researchers
  • Understand key indicators of unethical publishing practices and avoid publishing in a predatory publication
  • Discover resources to assist in determining copyright and Creative Commons licensing
  • Identify platforms to share your data and research to gain maximum impact and raise your research profile
  • Understand the importance of establishing an online presence to promote and share research.

Publish and share

In this video University of Newcastle researchers share their tips for those publishing for the first time.
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