Rachel will talk you through the detailed information and guidelines on scientific paper preparation and submission. She will share with you some guidelines and tips for writing an abstract and a paper, as well as the submission, editorial and peer-review processes. Information about how to become an editor will also be provided.
Before joining Nature Photonics in June 2006, Rachel worked for Aston University's Business Partnership Unit in Birmingham, U K, as a research commercialization officer commercializing research output of the university, particularly that of photonics research. She obtained her PhD in microwave photonics and nonlinear optics as a member of Aston's Photonics Research Group. Prior to that, she worked for Philips Optical Storage in Singapore as an Optics Engineer. She holds a Master's degree from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore doing research in optical fibre sensing and a Bachelor's degree from the National University of Malaysia.