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Thursday, 18 December 2014

REGISTER NOW | Two Day Course on The Effective Use of Research










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speaker ›› Dr. Nader Ale Ebrahim

Visiting Research Fellow, Research Support Unit, IPPP,

University of Malaya
medium ›› English
venue ›› MPWS Training Centre # map
time ››
8:30am – 5:30pm
 
Date
Early Bird Rate
Normal Rate
20 & 21 December 2014

(Saturday & Sunday)
-
RM400

from 20 November 2014

until closing date
24 & 25 Januari 2015

(Saturday & Sunday)
RM300

until 23 December 2014
RM450

from 24 December 2014

until closing date
21 & 22 March 2015

(Saturday & Sunday)
RM300

until 20 February 2015
RM450

from 21 February 2015

until closing date
30 & 31 May 2015

(Saturday & Sunday)
RM371

(including GST)

until 29 April 2015
RM477

(including GST)

from 30 April 2015

until closing date
Introduction

The search can be time consuming and sometimes tedious task.
How can make it easier? How do deal with situations such as:





“I
just join as new postgraduate students and I am not sure how doing a
literature search, What is a literature review?, Where do I begin in
conducting a literature review?”
“I
have been in research for some time now but I spend a lot of time to
get the articles I want., What are the best materials to include in my
review and how do I locate them?, Is it worth my time to search the
Internet for the literature?”
“I am sure I have downloaded the article, but I am not able to find it”
“I wanted to write a new paper, how can I manage the references in the shortest possible time?”
“I
have many references, some of my old papers, and some of my current
research. Sometimes, they are so many that I can’t recall where I have
kept them in my folders!”

……..
“I
have written an article and I am not able to find a proper Journal,
Are there any shortcuts for identifying a journal for submission?”
"I want to increase the citation of my papers, how do I do?"
We need an effective search strategy can
save hours of wasted research time and provide a clear direction for
your research. The benefits of attending this workshop are numerous and
include learning how to change the direction of searching to discover
and how to use more efficient the tools that are available through the
Net.“Research Tools”enable researchers to collect, organize, analyze, visualize, mobilize and create creative outputs. The benefits from using “Research Tools”can
be summarized as helping researchers keep up to date with current
developments in their chosen field, up to date information on what is
regarding as interesting and stimulating by recognised professors, the
ability to choose high-quality relevant papers related to the
researchers field, evaluating other researcher and journals, publishing
in appropriate journals, increased visibility for publications and
access to important writing tools for editing, paraphrasing and
summarizing.Writing your thesis or academic paper can be daunting
enough but, with the use of the “Research Tools”what seemed virtually impossible will become true to any researcher.



Sharing research results is both an obligation and an
opportunity. Since there are many considerations when a study
concludes, Dr. Nader provided several“Research Tools
to help with the publication process and ideas for dissemination
beyond publishing in a research journal. Publishing a high quality paper
in scientific journals is only the mid point towards receiving
citation in the future. The balance of the journey is completed by
advertising and disseminating the publications. Familiarity with the
tools allows the researchers to increase their h-index in a short time.
H-index shows the academicians influence in the specified field of
research. Therefore, an academician with a higher level of h-index is
deemed to have publications of higher quality resulting in higher
citations.



With the use of “Research Tools
the whole painstaking process of your research will be simplified and
made easy, leaving you free to use your time for discovering.
Objective

The concept of the workshop is to make best use of the "Research Tools"
to enable the researcher to find, evaluate, write and disseminate
publications.The workshop seeks to serve the following objectives:


To help students who seek to reduce the search time by expanding the knowledge of researchers to more effectively use the "tools" that are available through the Net.*
To search for a set of suitable titles/keywords.
To use and extractliterature correctly and keep updated upon previous research.
To enable the researcher write their thesis or article in the most competent way
To choose an appropriate journal for publishing theresearch output
To increase the number of publications
To network with peer researchers
To promote their publication for further citation.
To raise the chance of publications getting cited
* For more information on this workshop, see the Research Tools web page.


These two-dayworkshop, aim to help senior and junior
researchers along with supervisors in order to reduce research time by
developing researcher knowledge to use more effectively the “Tools”
which are available through the net. “Research Tools
is the skill to understand and use information technology tools to
carry out research, including the use of discipline-related software and
online resources.

The online “Research Tools
box is included over 700 tools. However, the speaker tries to
introduce all necessary tools to senior and junior researchers in a
simple and applicable way.


Who should attend?

The workshopis aimed at senior and junior researchers along
with supervisors, postgraduate students, fresh academics and
researchers who have started his/her research and would like to increase
the effectiveness of the research, publish papers and finally increase
their papers’ visibility and number of citations.The e-skills learned
from the workshop are useful across various research disciplinesand
research institutions.Researcher, with the use of “Research Tools
will be able to cut down on the time previously sent on searching
through material and in writing their research papers.Participants
should have the requisite computer skills prior to taking the workshop.



Tentative program
DAY 1
Time Activity
8:30am Registration
9:00am Introduce “Research Tools” Box
9:15am Developing a search strategy,
9:30am Finding keywordand proper articles,
10:30am Tea break 1
11:00am Evaluate a paper/journal quality
12:30pm Lunch break
2:00pm Keeping up-to-date (Alert system),
2:30pm Mind mapping tools
2:45pm The paraphrasing & editing tool
3:30pm Tea break 2
4:00pm Avoid plagiarism
5:00pm Q&A
DAY 2
Time Activity
9:00am Indexing desktop search tooland write an academic paragraph
10:30am Tea break 1
11:00am Organize the references (Reference management tools)
11:30am The impact factor-Journal ranking,
11:45am Types of publications
12:15pm Getting published and Target suitable journal
12:30pm Lunch break
2:00pm Times Higher Education World University Ranking system
2:30pm Definition ofh-index and how to measure it?
2:45pm Selecting keywords, Optimize Title/Abstract
3:00pm Targeted advertising and Copyright issue
3:30pm Tea break 2
4:00pm Online CV
4:15pm Select the best paper repository and Document Publishing,
4:30pm Networking and Trace published article citation,
5:00pm Q&A and closing
Nader Ale Ebrahim
is currently working as a research fellow with the Research Support
Unit, Centre of Research Services, Institute of Research Management
and Monitoring (IPPP), University of Malaya. Nader holds a PhD
degree in Technology Management from Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya.
He has over 19 years of experience in the field of technology
management and new product development in different companies. His
current research interest focuses on E-skills, Research Tools, Bibliometrics and managing virtual NPD teams in SMEs’ R&D centers.

Nader developed a new method using the “Research Tools
which help students who seek to reduce the search time by expanding
the knowledge of researchers to effectively use the "tools" that are
available on the Internet. Research Tools consist of a hierarchical set of nodes. It has four main nodes: (1)
Searching the literature, (2) Writing a paper, (3) Targeting
suitable journals, and (4) Enhancing visibility and impact.


He was the winner of Refer-a-Colleague Competition and
has received prizes from renowned establishments such as Thomson
Reuters. Nader is well-known as the founder of “Research Tools” Box and the developer of “Publication Marketing Tools”.
> Click to read testimonial <

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participant(s) will be permitted at the discretion of the organizer. In
view of the limited places available, intending participants are
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programme due to unforeseen circumstances. Every effort will be made to
inform the registered participants of any changes. The organizer will
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and accommodation should there be any changes for the date of the
workshop. The participant is responsible to check the MPWS official
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