Facilitators: 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: The workshop is organised as a two-day hands-on 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 straegies which will allow them to:

  • Conceptualise their research ideas
  • Understand the basics of journal publication
  • Differentiate between different types of journal publications and select the appropriate types
  • Understand the submission and peer review process
  • Create awareness on ethics and research integrity
  • Use 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

2-3 November 2023
New date: 16-17 November 2023


To be confirmed

Registration for this workshop has closed. 

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


Enquiries: Jadine Januarie