Why Should Researchers Publish Open Access Papers Related to COVID-19?
April 8 2021

Why Should Researchers Publish Open Access Papers Related to COVID-19?

Never in the last hundred years has the world been ravaged by a pandemic that has brought everything to a standstill. As the ramifications of the novel coronavirus are still unfolding, the expansion of the research horizon in STEM has been remarkable. Moreover, despite the challenging situations, th

A Researcher’s Guide to Preprints—Importance & Benefits to Authors
April 7 2021

A Researcher’s Guide to Preprints—Importance & Benefits to Authors

The adoption of the open access (OA) movement has seen a significant increase over the last few years. This is in part due to the launch of key OA mandates and the rise of different avenues for disseminating research freely. One of the main factors driving free and immediate access to cutting-edge r

5 Quick Tips on How You Should Deal with Improper or Unethical Peer Review!
April 2 2021

5 Quick Tips on How You Should Deal with Improper or Unethical Peer Review!

As a researcher, you may have submitted your original research article to a journal for publication. By doing so, you are disclosing your confidential research work to that journal. If your article gets rejected, you might be left with the fear of peer review ethics being breached. What if your find

Top 6 Factors to Consider When Selecting the Right Research Funding Body
March 18 2021

Top 6 Factors to Consider When Selecting the Right Research Funding Body

Research studies are often conducted with funds from funding agencies. The amount of funding and resources committed to the research area directly affect the development, quality, and services related to it. Even though funds are important to smoothly conduct research, it is also equally important t

Simple Step-by-Step Guide to Obtain Copyright Permissions
March 18 2021

Simple Step-by-Step Guide to Obtain Copyright Permissions

It is a well-known fact that when authors submit their work to a journal, the latter owns the copyright to the article. In simple words, the creator licenses the copyright to the publisher and now cannot claim any rights (unless specified in the copyright agreement) while the license is in force. Ho

How Can Women Researchers Help Overcome Gender Bias in STEM Industry?
March 8 2021

How Can Women Researchers Help Overcome Gender Bias in STEM Industry?

Despite tall talks about gender equality across streams, there hasn’t been a significant rise in the number of women researchers in the STEM industry. In the wake of International Women’s Day 2021, we would like to discuss the challenges faced by women researchers in the STEM industry and how can th

Paper Mills- A Rising Concern in the Academic Community
March 4 2021

Paper Mills- A Rising Concern in the Academic Community

This article is also available in JapaneseA good publishing record is one of the essential criteria for promotion, tenure, and grant acquisition for future projects. The pressure to publish more papers drives researchers towards unethical practices such as purchasing fictitious research papers. Acad

How to Effectively Structure an Opinion Article
March 2 2021

How to Effectively Structure an Opinion Article

Opinion articles present the researcher’s viewpoints on the strengths and limitations of a scientific hypothesis or theories. Consequently, they help us ponder over or make us think about where we stand, where are we going and what should we do to meet the rapidly changing research trends. This form

Virtual Defense- Top 5 Tips For Successfully Defending your Thesis Online
March 2 2021

Virtual Defense- Top 5 Tips For Successfully Defending your Thesis Online

A masters or Ph.D. defense is that momentous event you have been waiting for several years of your life! It is that day when you want to proudly demonstrate your work and passion for research to everyone who have been a part of this long journey. Your supervisors, mentors and colleagues are eager to

Understanding Research Ethics: How to Prevent Plagiarism
March 1 2021

Understanding Research Ethics: How to Prevent Plagiarism

Overview of research ethicsMajor ethical issuesDrafting plagiarism-free papersIPR violationWatch NowResponsible conduct of research is quintessential in maintaining scientific integrity. Researchers either intentionally or negligently may adopt questionable research practices leading to detrimental

How to Ensure Your Manuscript’s Originality with iThenticate
February 28 2021

How to Ensure Your Manuscript’s Originality with iThenticate

How to avoid plagiarismSimilarity checkingiThenticate similarity reportPublishing with confidence Watch NowiThenticate is one of the most trusted plagiarism detection tools used by researchers, universities, journals, and publication houses worldwide to prevent the accidental publication of the plag

How to Avoid Rejections Due to Language Mistakes
February 27 2021

How to Avoid Rejections Due to Language Mistakes

Common language errorsApplication of English grammarImportance of professional editingEnago services for ESL researchersWatch NowDesk rejection due to poor language is a critical impediment to successful publication in established journals. Authors must ensure that each section of their manuscript h

5 Simple Tips on How to Patent Your Research
February 2 2021

5 Simple Tips on How to Patent Your Research

Securing patent protection is one of the most important ways of safeguarding your intellectual assets. In order to succeed and stay on top of the game, companies must distinguish themselves from their competitors based on their intellectual property portfolios. Patent protection stops your contender

Scientific Research Blogging: Tips for Researchers!
February 2 2021

Scientific Research Blogging: Tips for Researchers!

Are you interested in writing scientific research blogs? As a researcher, you should be interested in both reading and writing scientific blogs. There are many types of scientific blogs including science news blogs, blogs for scientific associations, research blogs, and educational blogs. These blog

An Insight into Journal Editorial Processes
January 27 2021

An Insight into Journal Editorial Processes

What happens after submission?Editorial Decisions and Decision LettersMaking an effective appealPublication and communicationWatch NowEnago conducted an informative webinar in collaboration with Wageningen Academic Publishers—an independent STM publisher renowned for its work in the field of Life Sc