Effective Tips and Tricks to Prepare a Publication-ready Manuscript
May 3 2021

Effective Tips and Tricks to Prepare a Publication-ready Manuscript

Overview of medical publishingConceptualizing your research studyCommunicating your research findings Medical, publication, and research EthicsRegister NowResearch publication and effective communication are critical for a successful career in academia and recognition amongst peers. For early-career

Guest Post: Navigate Sharing Your Research Data with DataSeer
April 23 2021

Guest Post: Navigate Sharing Your Research Data with DataSeer

This guest post is drafted by an expert team from DataSeer. It is an intuitive interface that assists in streamlining the process of sharing and preservation of research data.Science advances on the incremental discoveries of thousands of people working through difficult problems. This advancement i

10 Effective Stress Management Tips for Ph.D. Students
April 22 2021

10 Effective Stress Management Tips for Ph.D. Students

Did you embark on a Ph.D. with a preconceived notion that it’s going to be a stressful journey? If your answer to that was a resounding yes, then you are not alone and definitely not wrong about it either! Sailing through a Ph.D. can be quite daunting. As revealed by a survey conducted by Nature, ov

How Scientific Societies Could Engage in Public Crisis Management
April 21 2021

How Scientific Societies Could Engage in Public Crisis Management

Characteristics of scientific societiesParticipation in national governanceParticipation in crisis managementStrategy to improve the efficacyWatch NowThis online webinar was delivered by Professor Fanrong Meng from the School of Public Policy and Administration and the Executive Director of the Rese

Top 6 Tips to Prepare a Perfect Video Abstract for Your Research Paper
April 15 2021

Top 6 Tips to Prepare a Perfect Video Abstract for Your Research Paper

With the advent of the digital era, technological advances have taken over almost all conventional methods of information transfer. Owing to which, the scientific research community has also come closer to adapting these revolutionary changes. One such example is the inception and growth in the usag

Top 10 Ways to Avoid the Problem of Missing Data!
April 13 2021

Top 10 Ways to Avoid the Problem of Missing Data!

‘Missing data’ is a pervasive concern amongst the entire research community! It refers to the situation where observations or information for a parameter of interest in an experimental data set are not recorded. Nearly all researchers encounter this problem of “missing data” at some point in their c

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 Get Copyright Permissions
March 18 2021

Simple Step-by-Step Guide to Get 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 Evaluate Research Impact Through Citation Analysis
March 2 2021

How to Evaluate Research Impact Through Citation Analysis

An overview of research metricsRole of citation analysis Measuring research impact Citation databases and their featuresWatch NowUnderstanding research metrics is fundamental for researchers to be able to assess the scholarly impact at the author and journal-level. While citation metrics are promine

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