20 MAY 2022 (FRI) 14:00-16:00

Updated: 4 days ago

Geography Distinguished Seminar Series

Date: 20 May 2022 (Friday)

Time: 14:00 – 16:00 (HKT)

Venue: via Zoom

Registration link: https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?guest=Y&ueid=81394

Zoom link: link will be provided upon successful registration


Title of the talk:

Publishing Interdisciplinary Research in Nature Journals

  1. Overview -Nature

  2. Nature Publishing Group - Structure

  3. Editorial Process at Nature-branded Research Journals

  4. Overview and Structure at Nature and Nature Communications

  5. Publishing Interdisciplinary Research in Nature Journals

  6. Platforms and Resources in Nature


Dr XIA Yang

Senior Editor at Nature

Dr. Yang Xia is a senior editor in Nature and used to be an editor at Nature Communications during 2017-2020. She works as the first Economics science editor at both journals. She has a BS in economics, a MS in sustainability, both from the University of Leeds, and a doctorate in ecological economics from the University of East Anglia, where her research focuses on quantitative assessment of the socioeconomic impacts of health outcomes resulting from disasters such as heat-waves and air pollution. She handles manuscripts on socio-economics, climate-related health risks, climate policy and sustainability. She is based in the Shanghai office.