Start Date: December 10, 2017
End Date: December 11, 2017
Venue: Dubai Knowledge Park, Conference Centre - Block 1, Dubai, UAE
Day 1: Bibliometrics, Benchmarking and Impact Factors for Researchers
An overview of commonly used quantitative methods of evaluating your research output and impact. We will explain how university management, promotional committees and funding bodies define high quality research and how research articles and citation are counted and impact metrics calculated. The day will include hands-on practical sessions so participants learn how to calculate their own h-index, journal impact factors and other useful day to day metrics.
Day 2: Getting Your Article Published in the Right Journal
An unmissable guide to the best methods of choosing journals to submit your manuscripts. There will be a special session on journal white lists and black lists and practical tips on how to avoid predatory publishers or journals. We will demonstrate useful ways to easily identify your articles and promote your research that will raise your impact.
This course is ideal for academic researchers from universities, research institutes, funding bodies & hospitals.
Philip Purnell, Master of Science (M.Sc.) Neuroscience
Director – Research & Publishing Services, Knowledge E
Philip Purnell graduated from the Institute of Psychiatry, London and then went on to hold a research post at the Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, Germany specialising in autoimmune diseases followed by several years in the pharmaceutical industry.
He subsequently held various roles in the scientific, technical and medical publishing sectors in Europe and the Middle East. Philip has advised universities, research institutes, governments and funding bodies across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia on strategies to improve their research output, performance and ranking. He has also studied the underlying publication and citation data used in bibliometric studies and university rankings that he has communicated through workshops, lectures and publications in more than 20 countries.
Philip has founded the Research Division of Knowledge E, a Middle East based information provider and knowledge strategy consultancy that offers a series of master classes for the research community covering writing, researching, speaking and publishing skills.
Mohamad Mostafa hold a B.Sc. in Physics from Minufiya University in Egypt, and has more than 6 years’ experience in academic publishing. Having worked with Hindawi Publishing Corporation in Cairo, Egypt for several years, he moved to Knowledge E in Dubai, UAE in 2016. At Knowledge E, Mohamad’s role covers initial content screening and selection, launching new series and journals, editorial processes including plagiarism and ethical standards checking and assessment, materials handling and production processing of both conference proceedings and journal articles, content indexing in the leading abstracting & indexing databases. Mohamad has delivered several workshops and talks about predatory journals, choosing the right journal, and publication ethics at universities and conferences, and has translated the Think. Check. Submit. initiative into Arabic.
Early Bird (ends on 15th November)
1 Day Pass: 249USD
2 Day Pass: 449USD
1 Day Pass: 299USD
2 Day Pass: 549USD