1. Startup


  • Discuss with Management Team member (Esther or Ronald).
  • Discuss with partners as early as possible:
    • Preconditions of SOMO’s contribution.
    • Planning and deadlines for contribution.
  • Inform communication officer about the new publication and the support needed.

2. Output


  • Write contribution to report/paper. Check Research Manual for tips and tricks if applicable.
  • Agree on general texts with Partner(s) (i.e. introduction, summary) if applicable.
  • Give regular updates to communication.
  • Give regular updates to SOMO’s Management Team.

3. Control and check

Use Publication Checklist as a guideline:

  1. Involve a second reader to check on the content and process feedback.
  2. Involve a management team member to check on the content and process feedback.
  3. Researcher sends publication for a company review if applicable and processes feedback from companies
  4. Communication sends SOMO’s contribution to report to editor for language check.
  5. Researcher checks and processes text edits.

4. Design


Check design.

5. Decision to publish

Management Team member:

Decides whether to agree on publication.

6. External dissemination

Communication and researcher:

Give follow up on the communication and dissemination plan.

7. Monitor and evaluate


Check statistics and media attention. Evaluate shortly and adjust plans where necessary.

8. Outcomes

Communication and researcher:

If the report/paper contributes to a concrete result: publish and disseminate the result.