Predatory Journals

Predatory Journals

Predatory Journals: What You Need To Know

May 24th, 1600 UTC

What are Predatory Journals? How can they negatively impact you and your academic career?

At this event, we aim to give you tips to help you to identify these journals to ensure you don’t publish your work in them.  This event is in collaboration with the Principal Investigators from the NSF Grant “Standard: STEM Training in Ethics of Publication Practices (STEPP)” (


Join us on May 24th at 1600 UTC (1200 ET)!

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09:00 Pacific Time | 12:00 Eastern Time | 16:00 UTC | 1800 Central European Time


Event agenda

  • 15 min – Short Introduction About Predatory Journals and the STEPP Project.
  • 30 min – Activity – Can you identify a predatory journal?
  • 15 min – Discussion and Q&A.

All parts of this event will be recorded for asynchronous participation.

A link will be made available to participants after the event.

Details about the event are available on the ESWN website.


We are excited for you to join us!

If you have any questions please contact us via events [at] eswnonline [dot] org

The Earth Science Women’s Network Board and Associate Board of Directors


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