12 Weeks to Publication

EOIs for 2024 Opening Soon

To support you in your academic writing and journal submissions we are offering all staff and Research Graduate candidates the 12 weeks to Publication academic writing program again.

The program is based on the highly successful workbook by Wendy Belcher: Writing Your Journal Article In 12 Weeks.

Program overview

The online program provides up to 30 places for you to attend 14 sequential workshops, each Friday from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

Each week includes an hour of reading and preparation, two hours of group work on Zoom and an hour or two of manuscript writing.  Participants will be supported to develop their writing skills, participate in group activities and prepare a manuscript for submission to a Q1 or Q2 peer-reviewed journal.

Submit an Expression of Interest

To join the 12 Weeks to Publication program please submit an EOI. The form includes a brief biography (50 words or less) and an outline of your proposed manuscript (100 words or less).

About your Host

Deborah Sims, RN, RM, Ma (Mid), Ph.D. (Nursing)

Deborah has both clinical experience and research expertise in early parenting support, perinatal mental health and women’s health. Deborah is a nurse, midwife, childbirth educator, and child and family health nurse at Sydney Adventist Hospital and Women’s Health Road Clinic. She is the CEO of Raven Institute of Research, specializing in healthcare research for women in disadvantaged populations. Deborah, an Honorary Clinical Fellow at University Technology Sydney, teaches masters of health subjects; Specialty Clinical Practice and Evidence Informing Practice as well as facilitating ’12 Weeks to Publication’ and ‘Shut up and Write’ for academic writers.  She has published five peer-reviewed journal articles and is currently undertaking a Master’s Degree in Public Health.  Deborah is the past President of the Australasian Marce Society and the Secretary of the International Marce Society.