Scientific Writing Workshop

OBJECTIVES

To enable researchers:
  • Generate new ideas for publishing papers, even before the research is started.
  • Acquire the essentials of scientific writing (style, organisation, structure) & editing skills.
  • Know the types of journals that can be targeted easily & tips on publishing in high impact journals.
  • Win the reviewer & the editor’s hearts.
  • Learn how to write a review article.
  • Increase researcher’s citations, H-index & KPI easily.
  • Write papers with confidence when return to workplaces with strong research motivation.

Topic 1: General Information on Publication

  • Why need to publish?
  • What is journal impact factor?
  • Journal indexing
  • Authorship
  • Basic tips of scientific writing
  • Writer’s block

Topic 2: Author-Editor Relationship

  • The editorial process
  • What reviewers look for?
  • What editors look for
  • Common mistakes of a scientific paper
  • Reasons for rejections
  • How to handle rejections & get your paper published easily

Topic 3: Editing a manuscript

  • Content editing
  • Mechanical editing
  • Electronic editing
  • Editing for styles

Topic 4: How to become a good reviewer

  • Good reviewing skills
  • Tips on making good comments
  • Reviewing templates that can be applied to any journals

 

List of my workshop

No Workshop Description
   Copy editing for books, journal & report” Workshop co-organised with Malaysia Nuclear Agency: for Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) on 20-21st Mac 2013 at FRIM, Kepong, Selangor.
   Scientific Writing Workshop at Institute Medical Research (IMR), Kuala Lumpur 16-18th June 2014: “Tips & Tricks of Writing and Editing”.
   Scientific Writing, Editing and Reviewing Workshop: Ensuring Success In Academic Careers” 12-13 Aug, 2014 in collaboration with USAINS at USAINS Meeting Room.
   Second Scientific Writing Workshop, Institute Medical Research (IMR), Kuala Lumpur 14-16th Oct 2014: “Tips & Tricks of Writing and Editing”.
   Scientific Writing, Editing and Reviewing Workshop: Tips and Tricks To Getting Your papers Easily Published. 26-27th May, 2015, in collaboration with USAINS at Bilik Persidangan Utama, PPSP.
   How to Publish in High Impact Journal: 26th August 2015, Kompleks FKEE, Fakulti Kejuruteraan Elektrik & Elektronik, Universiti Tun Hussain Onn (UTHM).
   Writing Workshop for Human Genome Centre at Tok Aman Bali Hotel, Kelantan on “Different body parts of a manuscript” at 29-30th October, 2015.
   Scientific Writing, Editing and Reviewing Workshop: Tips and Tricks To Getting Your papers Easily Published: 23-24 Nov, 2015, in collaboration with USAINS in Institute Pengajian Siswazah, Menara Wisma Sejarah, Jalan Tun Razak, KL.
   Workshop on Manuscript Writing and Publication for Biostatistics Department on 31 Jan 2016 (9.00-10.00 am) at Bilik Persidangan PPSP entitled “Tips and Tricks to Get our Manuscript Published Easily - Part 1”.
  Scientific Writing Workshop: organised by Agency Nucleur Malaysia/ MOSTI on 24th May 2016 at Hotel Impiana, Ipoh, Perak (9.15 am -5.15 pm).
  Materials and methods & Presenting results for original articles at “Workshop on How To Convert Case Report And Original Article To Manuscript In Anaesthesia And Surgical” on 23 Jul, 2016, CME room, Anesthesiology Department, USM.
  USAINS workshop on Writing “Tips & Tricks of publishing” at Kompleks Eureka, USM Pulau Pinang pada 16-17 Mei, 2017.
  International CME and Workshop on Scientific Manuscript Writing, 26-27 Apr, 2017, USM-KLE, Belagavi, Karnataka, India.
  “Publication in WOS/Scopus-indexed journal: The editor’s perspective”, UITM, Permatang Pauh, Cawangan Pulau Pinang on 10th -11th Aug, 2017
  Scientific Writing, Editing and Reviewing” in Department of Fisheries Malaysia, Batu Maung, Penang on 22-23rd Aug 2017
  “Style & Guidelines for Scientific Writing: Tips & Best Practises For Review Paper, Diagnostic Data & Technical Report” Institute for Medical Research (IMR) 12-14 Sep 2017, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm at UUMKL building
  “Bengkel Penulisan & penerbitan Saintifik: Teori & Praktikal” by Jabatan Kimia at Hotel The Pines, Melaka, 23-24 Sep 2017
  Invited speaker for Institute of Postgraduate Studies for Personal & Professional Development (PPD) programme entitled “Publication & Academic Writing" on 16th Oct, 2017 at Tutorial room A

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