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40 Potential Questions for Master’s and Ph.D. Thesis Defense

40 Potential Question that a Master’s and Ph.D. Researcher faces at the time of Thesis Defense: Can you start by summarising your thesis? Now, can you summarise it in one sentence? What is the idea that binds your thesis together? What motivated and inspired you to carry out this research? What are the main issues and debates in this subject

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How To Increase The Visibility Of A Published Article?

For academics, the goal is not only to publish their name in print but to make an impact in society and scientific community.  For this purpose, published research has to be disseminated properly. Most journals do disseminate their published articles in many ways, but authors can boost dissemination of their research. Often, well-disseminated research leads to higher citations. Here, we

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Checklist for Structural Equation Modelling

Checklist for Structural Equation Modelling Here I present a checklist for robust structural equation modeling (SEM) in research articles. 1. Data cleaning 2. Check normality of data 3. Check for response bias 4. Develop a measurement model 4.1. Exploratory factor analysis 4.2. Confirmatory factor analysis 4.3. Correlations among latent factors 4.4. Convergent and divergent validity checks 4.5. Reliability checks 4.6.

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10 terrible thoughts you will have during your PhD

10 terrible thoughts you will have during your PhD .. and why you will be fine anyway By Stine Øyna Last week our department welcomed a total of 19 new PhD students into our program in International Business. As a third-year candidate I was asked to give a talk about PhD life, and ideally offer some advice on

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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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Fully Funded Study Programs and Scholarships in Malaysia- Masters and PhD Level

Nowadays Malaysia has become one of the popular destination for higher study. The reason behind it is quality education, a better ranking of universities, low cost of living, diverse culture and pleasant climate. Currently, a few universities are providing Masters and PhD scholarship along with living allowance and full tuition waiver. Monash University Malaysia Monash University is one of the

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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.