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Embarking on Your PhD Journey

By Prof. Dr. Jamal Hisham Hashim Visiting Professor at United Nations University- IIGH Former Professor of Environmental Health at National University Malaysia Making good plans and preparation for a PhD journey is just as important as starting one. Starting a PhD journey on the wrong foot can spell disaster. So, I am penning my advice and tips here for PhD aspirants

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How to select a journal for your research paper?

WHY is it crucial? Mostly in developing countries, universities cannot subscribe to the world’s leading journal publishers because it is expensive to subscribe to the journals of the leading publishers. However, there exists ways to get access to them without paying. For instance, many publishers provide free access to their articles to universities in developing countries upon request. In

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WHAT A PhD IS AND WHAT IT IS NOT

By Prof. Dr. Jamal Hisham Hashim Visiting Professor at United Nations University- IIGH Former Professor of Environmental Health at National University Malaysia After having completed a PhD degree myself, and having supervised, co-supervised and examined a number of PhD students over the years, I would like to offer some humble advice and pointers to those aspiring to pursue a

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List of open access predatory journals

” Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access journals This is a list of questionable, scholarly open-access standalone journals. For journals published by a publisher, please look for the publisher on the list of publishers, here. This list is only for single, standalone journals. We recommend that scholars read the available reviews, assessments and descriptions provided here, and then decide for

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List of open access predatory journal publishers

“ Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open‑access publishers This is a list of questionable, scholarly open-access publishers. We recommend that scholars read the available reviews, assessments and descriptions provided here, and then decide for themselves whether they want to submit articles, serve as editors or on editorial boards.  In a few cases, non-open access publishers whose practices match those of predatory publishers

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A guideline to “Publishing in different academic communities”

Introduction Every researcher who has assumed the endeavour of scientific work has taken a responsibility to contribute to and expand the existing state of knowledge in his respective field of interest. There are, of course, a very wide range of research fields, branches and topics existing and many more evolving each day. It is of paramount importance to perform quality

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The ResearchHUB

A platform to support quality academic research. The goal is to raise awareness among young students and researchers about the need of good research, and guide them to achieve excellence in academia. The platform is run by a team of aspiring PhD students residing in many different countries of the world.

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