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[Jun-06] Tips from High Impact Researchers on Writing and Publishing Academic Journal Papers

Seminar of Institute of Information Systems and Applications

Speaker :

Dr. Steve Wallace

Wallace Academic Editing

Topic :

Tips from High Impact Researchers on Writing and Publishing Academic Journal Papers

Date :

13:30-15:00 Wednesday 6-Jun-2018

Place :

台達館R105Delta Building R105

Host :




1) Reviewing journal guidelines to determine what kind of papers the journals are looking for. Specific examples are given.

2) Politely citing references to earn better reviews. Correct and incorrect examples are shown.

3) The 3 types of academic journals and their biases and preferences and the challenges of submitting to each. 

4) Hiding clues of previous rejection when submitting your paper to new journals.

5) Ways to maintain writing motivation and productivity from researcher interviews.

6) Ways to develop the writing habit form researcher interviews.



Dr. Steve Wallace has taught at Chinese Hong Kong University, National Taiwan University, National Tsing Hua University, National Central University, National Chiao Tung University and Industrial Technology Research Institute, where he teaches classes in academic writing and conference presentations. His research is about how Taiwanese technical writers can publish more efficiently in international journals. He has collected dozens of editor and reviewer comments on rejected Taiwanese research papers and seeks to identify ways Taiwanese writers can improve their chances for acceptance.


Steve has written 12 textbooks used in 28 universities across Taiwan. He enjoys speaking about technical writing and has spoken at a number of Taiwanese universities, companies and research institutes about academic and technical writing. Steve has a background in Biology as well as an MBA. He completed his PhD in Technology Management. He has taught and edited in Taiwan for 10 years. He is now a permanent resident of Taiwan but still loves to travel and has been to 67 countries around the world. He incorporates experiences from his life and travel into his classroom discussions and enjoys interacting and hearing from students.


All faculties and students are welcome to join.