Writing scientific journal articles - lecture for doctoral candidates

The lecture takes a hands-on approach to academic writing. It provides young researchers and doctoral candidates, in particular in the field of industrial engineering and management, with an understanding of how to write peer-reviewed scientific journal articles. This lecture will be organised in two sessions (see details below).
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This lecture provides doctoral candidates with a profound knowledge of what is a scientific article and what publishing in a peer-reviewed scientific journal entails. The doctoral candidates will learn how to approach and write a scientific journal article effectively.

Please note that no ECTS are given from this lecture.


  1. Practical tips for writing scientific articles based on experiences from the field of industrial engineering and management
  2. Improving chances for acceptance
  3. Article logic; beginning and end
  4. Editor's viewpoints
  5. Group dynamics for writing articles
  6. Discussion

Wednesday 11 November 2020 at 09.15- 11.45
Wednesday 18 November 2020 at 09.15- 11.45

Lecturer: Dr Pekka Belt obtained his PhD in industrial engineering and management from the University of Oulu, Finland, in 2009. He has extensive industrial experience from several electronics enterprises, covering company functions from technology development to international marketing. He has also given lectures and courses in many Finnish universities for doctoral candidates on writing doctoral theses and scientific articles.

For any questions or enquiries, please contact:
Dr Katri Eeva, katri.eeva[at]

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