Publishing your research in an influential journal requires more than a solid study. Publishing in a high impact science journal boosts academic status and improves career prospects. Therefore, publishing is a competitive exercise: many articles are submitted, but not all of them are accepted. For example, of nearly 11,000 articles submitted in 2013 to Nature magazine, only 856, around 7.8%, were published. How to get there?
Dr Lars H. Lindholm, doctor, researcher and professor at Umeå University, Sweden.