Publishing in Addiction Science PhD Summer School 2024

PhD Summer School at Centre of Excellence in Responsible Gaming

  • CERG
  • Block delivery
  • 7 Days
  • Start 30th June - 6th July 2024

About this Summer School

The Publishing in Addiction Science PhD Summer School, organised by the Centre of Excellence in Responsible Gaming at the University of Gibraltar, is a comprehensive and intensive learning experience designed for PhD students pursuing a degree in addiction science. The programme aims to provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed to produce high-quality publications from their research results and successfully complete their PhD journey.
Upon completion of the Publishing in Addiction Science PhD Summer School, candidates will have grown their knowledge in the following areas:
  • The fundamentals of writing an empirical research article.
  • Writing up a systematic review and a meta-analysis.
  • Writing a qualitative research article.
  • Tools and methods of referencing and citations.
  • Reporting statistical results.
  • Preparing diagrams and tables.
  • Choosing a title and writing an abstract.
  • The process and steps of publishing an article.
  • The Open Science movement.
  • Identifying the appropriate journal (discussing different selection criteria, understanding impact factors, identifying predatory journals).
  • Ethical considerations in publishing (collaboration, authorship, conflict of interest, funding, plagiarism).
  • Preparing a submission package and writing a cover letter.
  • The peer review process, the role of reviewers and responding to reviewers.
The summer school will feature speakers with extensive experience in publishing and reviewing articles, as well as editors from academic journals.

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About the Centre of Excellence in Responsible Gaming

The Centre of Excellence in Responsible Gaming (CERG) is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research institute that aims to study the etiological factors of addictive disorders and contribute to their effective prevention and treatment.
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Outline Schedule:

Times Sunday 30/06/2024 Monday 01/07/2024 Tuesday 02/07/2024 Wednesday 03/07/2024 Thursday 04/07/2024 Friday 05/07/2024 Saturday 06/07/2024 (Optional)
9:30-11:00 Session Session Session Session Session Tarifa Guided Trip

(All Day)

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 Session Session Session Session Session
13:00-14:30 Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
14:30-16:00 Session Session Session Session Session
16:30-18:00 Reception Dinner* Guided Walking Tour Upper Rock Tour Free Afternoon Beach/ Stand Up Paddle* Dolphin Watching Tour
*Reception Dinner starts at 19:30.
DESCRIPTION: PRICES:
Summer School activities, including: 30 Hours of
Lectures and Workshops, Reception Dinner, Guided
Walking Tour of the Town, Dolphin Adventure
£580
Upper Rock Tour (optional)* £50 / FREE with early bird registration
Guided tour of Tarifa – Old Town, Roman Ruins and
Beach (optional)*
£80*
Beach/ Stand Up Puddle Boarding (optional) £20
* All transportation, entrance fees and tour fees are included in the price of this activity. Minimum 10 people requirement.
*All transportation, entrance fees and tour fees are included in the price of this activity.

Application Dates:

APPLICATION STAGE: DATES:
Submission of Applications Early bird: 15th December 2023 (Free Upper Rock Tour is included)

Normal: 29th February 2024

Notification of Acceptance Early bird: 22nd December 2023

Normal: 8th March 2024

Payment Due Date 1st April, 2024
Providing practical information on travel, accommodation etc Once payment is received

Entry Requirements:

In order to be considered for this Summer School programme you must be a PhD students from any year** of their doctoral study or an early career researcher with a PhD degree with interests in Addiction Research.
In order to apply you must provide a Motivational Letter and Curriculum vitae (CV) along with your application.
In order to take part in this Summer School you must have a good grasp of the English language (This will be essential as all sessions will be delivered in English).
**Students starting their PhD in Autumn 2024 are also welcome.

Disclaimer:

In the occurrence that this event has to be cancelled or postponed due to circumstances beyond the control of University of Gibraltar, we cannot be held responsible for any costs incurred by the event attendee, such as travel and accommodation costs. This website contains links to third-party sites; the University of Gibraltar is not responsible for the content of these sites. Likewise, references and links to any such websites should not be taken as an endorsement of opinions expressed or services provided at those sites.
Please note that on this occasion a maximum number of 25 places are available for applicants to take part in the Publishing in Addiction Science PhD Summer School. As an institution we pride ourselves on quality education and experience, and by limiting class sizes we ensure our high standards are met.

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Guided Trip to Tarifa

Tarifa is a small, peaceful town located at the southern point of the Iberian Peninsula. It is famous for its nearby beaches that offer a range of water sports activities. While here Summer School attendees will explore the restored fortress and enjoy some delicious Spanish cuisine during lunchtime.
Just a short distance away from Tarifa are the ruins of Baelo Claudia, one of Andalucía’s most significant and well-preserved Roman archaeological sites. You will be given the option to explore the extensive ruins which include a temple, forum, basilica, baths, aqueduct, and a large fish-salting factory. After a day of exploring, Summer School attendees can relax on the stunning beach or swim in the refreshing Atlantic before being transported back to Gibraltar.

Europa Suites

Guests can choose to stay at the purpose built Europa Suites. Located just a two-minute walk from our Europa Point Campus, each self-contained studio apartment features a compact kitchen, en-suite bathroom and large desk.
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Hotels

With a large variety of hotels and hostels, find the right place to stay during your Gibraltarian adventure.
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Previous PhD Summer School

Find out what happened during our 2023 PhD Summer School by reading through our previous itinerary.
*Itinerary subject to change, previous version should only be viewed as an example of what to expect, speakers and activities may be subject to change.
Publishing in Addiction Science PhD Summer School 2023