Wiley-Blackwell will be jointly hosting a Korean Publishing Seminar with the Korean Psychological Association (KPA) as part of its efforts to support and boost the quality and output of the Korean research and scholarly community. Held as part of the KPA’s International Conference on Asia Pacific Psychology in Korea, Wiley-Blackwell expects an audience of young academics and professors, as well as graduate students doing post diploma studies.
The key speaker will be Dr. Yingyi Hong of Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. Dr Hong serves as the Associate Editor of Asian Journal of Social Psychology.
President of the KPA, Professor Kyung Ja Oh said, “The KPA’s objective for this year’s Conference is to promote the globalization of Korean psychology, as well as to enhance the networks among young psychologists in Asia Pacific. Our partnership with Wiley-Blackwell and their publication seminar is a perfect addition to the Conference – their publishing expertise and the international networks they have will be a fantastic value add to our attendees.”
Wiley-Blackwell currently publishes 92 top-ranked psychology journals globally – many with prestigious societies including the Society for Research in Child Development, the American School Health Association, the International Association for Applied Psychology, the Japanese Psychological Association, the Japanese Group Dynamics Association and the Asian Association of Social Psychology.
Wiley-Blackwell has been growing the number of journals published with Korean societies in a bid to boost its profile in this region. These include Pacific Focus for the Center for International Studies, Inha University, Asian Social Work and Policy Review with the Korean Academy of Social Welfare, and Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies for Korean Securities Association. In addition, Wiley-Blackwell also publishes Entomological Research with the Entomological Society of Korea, as well as Basic and Applied Pathology with The Korean Society for Cytopathology, The Korean Society for Legal Medicine, The Korean Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, The Korean Society of Pathologists, The Korean Society of Toxicological Pathology, The Korean Society of Veterinary Pathology.
Mark Robertson, Wiley-Blackwell’s Asia Pacific Publishing Director, added, “This seminar supports our ongoing commitment to our Korean societies, and I am looking forward to developing an even closer partnership with them in order to harness and cultivate new talent, and to acquire top quality content in Wiley-Blackwell’s publishing program.”
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