The purpose of this document to provide University of Canterbury staff looking to publish in academic journals or conference proceedings with concrete steps they can take to ensure that their publications will have the maximum impact in the QS and Times Higher Education (THE) rankings.
If you're a Research Master’s or Doctoral student, you may be eligible for the UC Research Student Publication Prize depending on where you publish.
The prize is valued at $1000 NZD per Scopus-indexed publication.
Full details are available here: https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/graduate-school/phd-and-doctoral-study/current-phd-students/uc-research-student-publication-prize/
How to find out if a journal is indexed in Scopus
1. Go to Scopus
2. In the top right hand corner there will be a button that says 'Sources:'
3. Click that button
4. Enter the title of the journal in the search bar at the top of the page and click Find Sources (using the Enter key will likely change the title of the journal)
5. If the journal appears in the search results, it's indexed in Scopus!
You can also search by subject area to discover the top journals in your field that are indexed by Scopus