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AJE offers educational webinar for the Carlos Chagas Institute in Paraná, Brazil

AJE, provider of author services, collaborated with the Carlos Chagas Institute (ICC/Fiocruz), located in Brazil to provide an educational webinar to authors in March 2018. AJE works with authors around the globe, both individually and through institutions and organizations and supports them in the publication process through webinars, seminars, and a suite of author services.

“It was an honor and a privilege for AJE to be invited to take part in the ICC workshop,” said Alexis Rawls, AJE Global Marketing Team Manager. “We have worked with over 22,000 Brazilian customers since 2004, and when we are able to connect with individual researchers, we work hard to make the most of those special opportunities. The participants were highly engaged, and they had many great questions which served to reaffirm that Brazilian science has a bright future ahead. I look forward to seeing the discoveries these researchers make in the years to come.”

This webinar was given as a part of ICC’s event, the Academic Journey. The webinar focused on the past, present, and future of scholarly publishing and reviewed major milestones and trends within publishing. Topics such as open access, preprints, and publishing fees were discussed.

“Among the various activities at ICC is the Academic Journey, which is the main annual scientific event,” said Rafael Fogaça de Almeida, a PhD student in ICC’s Bioscience and Biotechnology Program. “This is where researchers, MSc and PhD students share knowledge and present their scientific work. This year’s edition of ICC’s Academic Journey featured the AJE webinar, addressing the past, present and future of academic publishing. Researchers and students were able to know and clarify the main doubts about the functioning and trends of academic publication. It was an enriching exchange of knowledge for our Institute.”

To find educational content and to learn more about how AJE supports authors, please visit AJE.com.


About the Carlos Chagas Institute (ICC/Fiocruz)

The Carlos Chagas Institute (ICC/Fiocruz) is the regional technical-scientific unit of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation in Paraná, Brazil. Linked to the Ministry of Health, Fiocruz has as an institutional goal to act in the promotion of health and social development and in the generation and propagation of scientific and technological knowledge. Fiocruz’s aim is to improve Brazilian public health according to the priorities of the Unified Health System.

Fiocruz’s activities include the development of research, the provision of hospital and outpatient services, and the manufacture of vaccines, reagents and diagnostic kits. Fiocruz provides teaching and training of human resources and promotes information and communication in health, science and technology. Additionally, Fiocruz ensures quality control of products and services and manages the implementation of social programs.

About AJE

AJE, a division of Research Square, exists to make research communication faster, fairer, and more useful. Through language editing, academic translation, and our comprehensive suite of author services, we are proud to have supported over half a million manuscripts from researchers in 186 countries since our founding in 2004.

Our team of PhDs, who are former researchers themselves, and publishing industry professionals truly understand the importance of communicating research and results to the world. By helping researchers publish their work more quickly, we accelerate the pace of global discovery and advancement. For more information on our services, the AJE brand, and partnership opportunities, visit AJE.com.

For further information, please contact:

Theresa Somerville

Marketing Communications Manager, AJE

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