Facilitator: Prof David Katerere is the Research Platform Chair for Pharmaceutical and Biotech Advancement in Africa (PBA2) at Tshwane University of Technology and Chair of PharmaConnect Africa, a non-profit organisation which is a premier convenor of the pharmaceutical industry in Africa.


Target Group: Postgraduate students and Early career researchers


Background: The workshop is organised as a hands-on two day workshop on journal publication writing particularly suited to postgraduate students and early-career researchers.


The objectives of the workshop are to introduce and provide the participants with knowledge and strategies which will allow them to:

  • Conceptualize their research ideas
  • Understand the basics of journal publication
  • Different types of journal publications and selecting the appropriate types
  • Understand the submission and peer review processes
  • Create awareness on ethics and research integrity
  • Use of social media for promoting research publications
  • Gain confidence in academic writing and science communication in general

Prerequisites for attending the course: The workshop is highly interactive and participants are asked to complete the pre-course assignments. Continued mentoring is also offered after the course.


This workshop is funded by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) through the University Capacity Development Grant (UCDG)


Workshop Information

29 - 30 June 2022
New date: 19 - 20 July 2022


Online via Zoom

Registration for this workshop is closed.

Kindly note: The maximum capacity of this workshop is 30 participants.


Enquiries: Jadine Januarie