Some Tips for Studying Smarter (Part 2)

Some Tips for Studying Smarter (Part 2)

6. Find a Suitable Place for Studying It is essential to have a special place to study. The best place to study is a personal desk and a room that is separate from the rooms that are used for other purposes. It is best to have a study desk in the corner of the room Read more about Some Tips for Studying Smarter (Part 2)[…]

Some Tips for Studying Smarter (Part One)

Some Tips for Studying Smarter (Part One)

1. Study in Short but Continuous Intervals: Based on statistics, the human mind is much more concentrated during short and frequent times periods than long ones. So even if you only have 1 hour to study, divide it into shorter intervals. It is also best to give yourself a break after every 10 minutes of Read more about Some Tips for Studying Smarter (Part One)[…]

What is Mendeley Software

What is Mendeley Software? (Part 2)

Finding Similar Articles in Mendeley Software Mendeley software has a comprehensive database so it can help you find similar articles easily. To do this, first, click on the article you want and click the “Related” button in the toolbar section above. Then Mendeley software offers similar articles by searching in its database and you can Read more about What is Mendeley Software? (Part 2)[…]

What is Mendeley Software?

What is Mendeley Software?

Mendeley is a reference manager and scientific social network that helps you organize your research and collaborate with other people online. It also assists you in finding the latest scientific research papers. This software has some powerful features that we will introduce in this article. Referencing Mendeley is a reference management software that is able Read more about What is Mendeley Software?[…]

Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 6)

Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 6)

Retraction Since the retraction of an article is registered in the database, it can damage the credibility of a researcher or a journal in the long run. Thus, the reasons for retraction must be very clear and verifiable. Especially, there must be a distinction between human error and deliberate scientific misconduct. The journal can return Read more about Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 6)[…]

Responsibilities of the Chief Editor and the Editorial Board

Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 5)

Responsibilities of the Chief Editor and the Editorial Board The chief editor of a journal is the one who is responsible for the selection of the articles. The chief editor may, at the request and guidance of the editorial board or the research sponsoring organizations, pursue specific policies regarding taking action on matters, such as Read more about Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 5)[…]

Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 4)

Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 4)

Overlapping Publications If the printed or electronic version of an article has been published before or is being reviewed for publication, it is unethical to submit it to another journal. Note 1: The authors of a manuscript that is being reviewed by a journal could decide to submit that manuscript to another journal for any Read more about Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 4)[…]

Deception in Research

Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 3)

Deception in Research Deception is any breach or deviation from the ethics of writing and publication of scientific-research works that include the following examples: Fabrication of the data or results that are not based on actual research Fabrication of the data means the presentation of false material, data, or laboratory results as the results of Read more about Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 3)[…]

Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 2)

Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 2)

The corresponding author is one of the authors of a manuscript who handles correspondence and resolving ambiguities and objections raised about the manuscript or article due to her/his scholarly position and role in the conduction of the study (for example, lead author or thesis supervisor). The corresponding author is responsible for informing the other authors Read more about Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 2)[…]

Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 1)

Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 1)

The author(s) of a research paper must have the 4 following criteria: A) make major contributions to the research regarding the research idea, data collection, or analysis and interpretation. B) Contribute to the writing of the paper by writing a manuscript of the article or by critically reviewing it which would result in the correction Read more about Authorship Ethics in Research (Part 1)[…]

What Is the Role of the Associate Editor in Scientific Journals?

What Is the Role of the Associate Editor in Scientific Journals?

The presence of a full-time editor accompanied by at least three associate editors can play a key role in the success of any scientific journal. Usually, a scientific journal can have one or more associate editors who are selected by the journal manager. After the journal manager, an associate editor plays the most important role Read more about What Is the Role of the Associate Editor in Scientific Journals?[…]

Article writing in English

Article writing in English(Part 2)

In each of the body paragraphs (there are usually 2 or 3 body paragraphs in the article) the ideas presented in the introductory paragraph are expanded. You can expand body paragraphs by providing details and examples. For instance: When the Internet was first introduced it was used primarily by scientists, now it is common in Read more about Article writing in English(Part 2)[…]

Article writing in English

Article writing in English

Researchers who intend to present their work worldwide often face the challenge of writing in English. Most of them wish they were able to convey the concepts themselves and not through the process of translation. Good news is that it is not that difficult. The only thing that you need is relative familiarity with the Read more about Article writing in English[…]

Key points of Formal Writing (part 2)

Key points of Formal Writing (part 3)

Grammar and Structure The formal style of writing means following all the grammatical rules and laws. Thus, there should be no grammatical or structural problems in your writing. In this regard, the coherence and consistency of the text are one of the most important grammatical issues in English.  The following is an example: Wrong: The Read more about Key points of Formal Writing (part 3)[…]

Key points of Formal Writing

Key points of Formal Writing (part 2)

In this part of the article, we will discuss the key characteristics of formal writing: 1) Narration 2) Vocabulary 3) Grammar and structure 4) Personality 5) Conjunctions and Contractions 6) Punctuation These are the things you should consider when writing academic articles, and we will talk about them in detail. Below, we will outline the Read more about Key points of Formal Writing (part 2)[…]

Key points of Formal Writing

Key points of Formal Writing

When you start writing articles in English, you should use a more formal language. This needs more effort than just translation. The formal style of writing is very different from the informal style. Here in this article, we will introduce the key points of formal writing. The formal writing style is a necessity for the Read more about Key points of Formal Writing[…]

Characteristics of a Good Researcher

Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 7)

Emotional Characteristics Curiosity: Unlike most people who are indifferent to common phenomena, a researcher pays attention even to the most common things. In other words, many of the things that are normal for the general public are mysterious to them.  Although the researcher cannot meditate on all matters, her mind gets full of questions and Read more about Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 7)[…]

Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 6)

Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 6)

I. Critical Approach to Problems Quick and easy understanding of the information provided by the professors or authors enables the researcher to pay attention to easily pass the surface and reach the deeper layers and dimensions of the issues.  So the researcher can notice issues, such as internal consistency and coherence, consistency with the previous Read more about Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 6)[…]

Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 5)

Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 5)

H. Holistic and Structured Approach to Understanding Problems The process of thinking, in addition to requiring the researcher’s knowledge of the available information, is only possible in the light of the integration and adjustment of information. So lack of the ability of systematic thinking not only makes thinking difficult but sometimes even makes it difficult Read more about Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 5)[…]

Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 4)

Acquired Cognitive Characteristics Mastering the Most Important Views in the Field of Study In addition to the intrinsic traits, a good researcher must have a significant set of acquired characteristics. These types of traits comprise two general categoriesof information and mental skills. Information refers to the researcher’s mastery of information about his/her field of intellectual Read more about Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 4)[…]

Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 3)

Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 3)

1. Talented: The word talented also has a variety of definitions so we will mention some of them below. 1.1. According to Marland, a talented and gifted person has the following characteristics: 1. General intellectual ability 2. specific academic ability 3. creative or productive thinking 4. leadership ability 5. visual and performing arts 6. psychomotor Read more about Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 3)[…]

Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 2)

Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 2)

B. Lack of a Proper Definition: It is very difficult to provide a clear definition of brilliance, like most terms in the field of humanities. There are several reasons for this. We will explain some of them below. Being Under the Influence of Prejudiced Assumptions The impact of assumptions is another factor contributing to the Read more about Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 2)[…]

Characteristics of a Good Researcher

Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 1)

The researcher must have specific intrinsic and acquired qualities, to be able to carry out research activities. Lack of these traits hinders the pursuit of research or makes conduction of research slow and difficult. The characteristics of a good researcher can be divided into the three categories of cognitive, emotional, and behavioral. A) Cognitive Characteristics Read more about Characteristics of a Good Researcher (Part 1)[…]

How to write a thesis? (Part 4)

How to write a thesis? (Part 4)

14. Learn the Principles of Research Methodology Students who do not know the proper, scientific, and professional methods of conducting a research will not be able to design a good questionnaire, have a good review of the literature, and may not have a professional writing based on the research topic and questions. An undesirable methodology Read more about How to write a thesis? (Part 4)[…]

How to Submit Your Article to a Scientific Journal

How to Submit Your Article to a Scientific Journal?

In order to get your paper published in scientific journals, you must take some steps. A number of these steps should be taken before the submission of the article and some of them after the submission. The steps before submitting the article are related to writing the article or extracting it from a thesis. For Read more about How to Submit Your Article to a Scientific Journal?[…]

How to Design a Perfect Scientific Poster for a Congress?

How to Design a Perfect Scientific Poster for a Congress?

How much do you think a well-designed poster can be effective? Or how well do you think it will attract the attention of the reviewers? Do you think it is enough to choose a very new and applicable topic and try your best for researching it? Writing an essay or abstract and designing a proper Read more about How to Design a Perfect Scientific Poster for a Congress?[…]

Different Parts of a Grant Proposal

Different Parts of a Grant Proposal

Most grant proposals contain the following sections: Abstract Like research papers, the abstract is the first part that the reviewers read. A good abstract can make your proposal stand out from the rest. In fact, the institution may first review the abstract and, if approved, submit the proposal to the arbitrators. So it is important Read more about Different Parts of a Grant Proposal[…]

Writing a Research Grant Proposal

Writing a Research Grant Proposal

An external fund is usually needed to succeed in research and it is important to have the proper writing skills for getting this Grant. Because there is so much pressure for publication of the articles and it is becoming increasingly difficult to get a fund. Nowadays, the controversial ideas of the researchers are of little Read more about Writing a Research Grant Proposal[…]

How to Withdraw Your Article

How to Withdraw Your Article

When you are sure about your intention to withdraw your article, you must follow some steps. But we do not recommend article withdrawal. Please use it only in critical cases. Note that journals pay a significant price for reviewing each article. So use it only if you or other writers have a compelling reason. Step Read more about How to Withdraw Your Article[…]

Types of Rejections of the Article

Types of Rejections of the Article

1. Rejection Based on the Editor’s Opinion Before Review: This is usually because your article is not within the scope of the journal, or there is a great literature review in that area. Top journals may reject your article because of its poor writing, grammatical errors or lack of innovation. If this is the case, Read more about Types of Rejections of the Article[…]

How to Avoid Rejection of Your Article

How to Avoid Rejection of Your Article(Part 2)

Try to view your article from the editor’s point of view. You spend so much time researching and preparing your article. Then you submit it and wait for the journal’s decision. Finally, you receive an email from the journal and get excited, but when you read it, you see that your article is rejected. Why?! Read more about How to Avoid Rejection of Your Article(Part 2)[…]

COMMON CAUSES AND MISTAKES LEADING TO THE REJECTION OF AN ARTICLE AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

Common Causes and Mistakes Leading to the Rejection of an Article and How to Avoid Them

One of the main reasons of rejection of an article is issues with its structure, subject, and inappropriate translation. You should know that rejection is common in scientific journals. Based on Statistics, 62% of published articles have been rejected by journal reviewers at least once. It is interesting to know that at least 50% of Read more about Common Causes and Mistakes Leading to the Rejection of an Article and How to Avoid Them[…]

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