National Institute for Materials Science

Apr 19 - Apr 19, 2013

"As an undergraduate student who hasn't published yet, 'Basics in Scholarly Publishing' was quite interesting."

Jan Uth, Graduate Student
University of Münster, Münster, Germany

Tsukuba, Japan

Apr 19 - Apr 19, 2013


National Institute for Materials Science

1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba

Ibaraki, 305-0044


Our second event in Japan features a day of seminars on publishing and communicating your science to the public.

Read full module descriptions here.

Program Notes:

  • You do not have to register for all of the sessions in order to attend. You are invited to come for as many of the sessions as your schedule allows.
  • Complimentary food will be provided at both the Friday and Saturday events for all registered participants.
  • ACS on Campus is a great opportunity to network, build skills and learn tips and strategies to help you advance in your career.


Professor Dr. Wolfgang Parak

Professor, Philipps-Universität Marburg; Associate Editor,  ACS Nano

Prof. Dr. Parak has acted as ACS Nano Associate Editor since 2010.  Prof. Parak received a graduate and PhD degree from Ludwig Maximilians  Universität München and Postdoc at the Department of Chemistry at the University of California at Berkley. Since that time, Prof. Parak has been acknowledged for a number of his accomplishments. Since 2007 Prof. Parak is Full Professor (chair) at the Philipps Universität Marburg. Most recently, Parak was awarded Chinese Academy of Sciences Visiting Professorship for Senior International Scientists in 2012 and ranked  #59 in Top Materials Scientists of the past decade by Essential Science Indicators in 2011.


Friday April 19, 2013

12:00-1:00 Lunch and Sign in

1:00-1:15 Opening Remarks - Mikiko Tanifuji, NIMS Library

Introduction - Sara Rouhi, ACS

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1:15-1:45 Basics in Scholarly Publishing: Editor’s Talk 1: Dr. Wolfgang Parak, Associate Editor of ACS Nano, University Marburg

1:45-2:15 Basics in Scholarly Publishing Editor’s Talk 2: Dr. Tetsuro Majima, Senior Editor of Langmuir, Osaka University

2:15-2:35 Question & Answer

2:35-3:05 Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What you need to know

3:05-3:20 Question & Answer

3:20- 3:30 Coffee Break and Networking

3:50-4:00 Closing remarks, Dr. Eiji Muromachi, Executive Vice President, National Institute for Materials Science


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