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Imagine that you have working tirelessly on a grant proposal keeping all the other work aside, and sent the proposal with a lot of hope. And then you are communicated that your proposal was rejected! This can be extremely disappointing. To avoid your grant proposal from being rejected, this article provides...Read more
Regarding the list of publications to be provided during the application for Grant-in-aid for scientific research ('KAKENHI' in Japanese), which points are evaluated? Is the impact factor or the number of citations focused on as the evaluation criteria? If yes, should the publications at journals with...Read more
An inspiring post in which an early-career researcher narrates her personal story and takes us through the ups and downs of her on-going journey as a PhD student. She also shares some valuable life lessons she picked up along the way. ...Read more
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Journal Publication Process

When the teacher asks questions like "What are the new things in your research?” at that time, can I answer back with my key questions. What kind of things can be called as new things in research? ...Read more
I submitted a manuscript to an Elsevier journal. It was rejected with an editorial decision and I was suggested to transfer to other journals. However, the recommended journals are clearly do not match with my manuscript in terms of the field or target. I have a doubt if they are actually suggesting...Read more
In Japan, most often, society members submit manuscripts to the journal of the society to which they belong. Are there many rules for becoming a member in international societies? Also, I would like to know some tools if any (other than special field or impact factor), to select a suitable journal to...Read more
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Manuscript Preparation

You’ve poured blood, sweat, and tears, along with countless hours into your dissertation and it’s nearly ready for its final hand-in. However, you want your dissertation to be the best it can possibly be, and you don’t want to miss any mistakes that you could have corrected. This means you’re...Read more
It is often daunting to write a good scientific manuscript that not only conveys your scientific accomplishments but also conveys them in a manner that is interesting and exciting to readers. For some, writing is an easy task; for others, it is a Herculean one. This article provides five actionable tips...Read more
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Hi, Thanks for viewing my question. I'm looking for a detailed review of the above tools mentioned in the question. I intend to decide which tool would be the right choice to write a research paper with ease. I don't have much time left and I'd avoid learning advanced LaTeX (if that's possible). Thanks,...Read more
Many authors consider lab work easier than writing a research paper. The main challenges they face while doing the latter include structuring the research paper and following the relevant style conventions. Apart from this, authors are often confused about the language to be used in scientific papers...Read more
Google Scholar is a tool researchers commonly use for conducting literature searches. This post shares eight great tips to help make your Google Scholar search more effective....Read more
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