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Re: Information Regarding CBEES Conferences

 On Oct. 6, 2018, 9:28 a.m.

Dear Kandi,

Thank you - this is excellent investigative work and confirms our suspicions!  The critical part is the observation about lack of opportu...

Re: Information Regarding CBEES Conferences

 On Oct. 6, 2018, 8:07 a.m.

Dear Kandi,

Thanks for this question. Despite the attractive website, I would not sign up for this conference.

There are tens of thousands of fake or l...

Re: paraphrasing

 On Oct. 2, 2018, 4:14 p.m.

Dear John,

I would recommend this guide by Michel Roig, "Avoiding plagiarism, self-plagiarism, and other questionable writing practices: A guide to e...

Apologies for spam messages - moderation now enabled

 On Oct. 2, 2018, 2:51 p.m.

Hi everyone,

Apologies for the inappropriate messages that have been sent through this forum.

All messages will now be checked by AuthorAID staff and a...

Re: Reputableness of a journal

 On Sept. 29, 2018, 6:27 p.m.

Dear Melkamu,

That's a good question. Personally, I think this journal is fine to publish in.

Some p...

Apologies for spam messages

 On Sept. 29, 2018, 6:18 p.m.

Hi everyone,

Apologies once again for the inappropriate messages. We will be enabling a moderation system very soon which should prevent this from happeni...

Re: Scholar Ship or Training's for Managers of Online Journals

 On Sept. 27, 2018, 3:16 p.m.

Hi Rehan,

I'm not aware of any scholarships, but you might find this resource useful if you are an editor of a journal:

Handbook for Journal Editor...
Research and travel funding for African academics

 On Sept. 27, 2018, 9:13 a.m.

Hi everyone,

Rachel Strohm of the Mawanzo Institute has a regularly updated list of travel and research grants for African researchers. Visit the list her...

Your biggest challenge in research?

 On Sept. 27, 2018, 9:09 a.m.

Hi to all the people who have just subscribed to this forum!

Why not share your biggest current challenge in research/publishing, so we can auggest resour...

Free webinar: How to design policy relevant research agendas

 On Sept. 26, 2018, 12:19 p.m.

"Doing high quality and policy relevant research is at the core of the raison d’être of think tanks and policy research organisations and, w...

Predatory journals - Double-check impact factor claims!

 On Sept. 25, 2018, 4:23 p.m.

Hi all,

We just had a webinar on ethics in research publication. One of the issues that was mentioned was identifying predatory journals that advertise an...

Free webinar on ethics in research publication - Sept 25th

 On Sept. 22, 2018, 11:48 a.m.

Free webinar on ethics in research publication - Sept 25th

Are you writing your research but with doubts about authorship? Are you confused about the di...

Apologies for spam messages - now deleted

 On Sept. 20, 2018, 4:28 p.m.

Hi everyone,

Unfortunately somebody decided to use this forum to advertise their inappropriate services on this forum.

These messages have now been del...

Re: Retrieving Journal rank, impact factor and ISO or JCR

 On Sept. 17, 2018, 1:10 p.m.

Dear Deependra,

Could you clarify what information you need on these publications?


Peer Review Week - interview blog posts

 On Sept. 10, 2018, 10:29 p.m.

Peer Review Week is a global event celebrating the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining scientific quality. The theme of Peer Review Week 201...