Quality of A Scientific Journal

Quality improvement is one of the most important matters in a scientific journal that is under the influence of financial and budgetary issues. Each issue of a scientific journal should have a higher quality than the previous issue. The most influential factor in this regard is the budget of the journal. But although a large Read more about Quality of A Scientific Journal[…]

Main Tips for Writing a Good Research Article Title

The title is recognized as the most basic and important aspect of the research article. Although writing an article title may seem an easy task, it requires a lot of care. It may come as a surprise to most people to know that some writers may be very successful without any problem writing a detailed Read more about Main Tips for Writing a Good Research Article Title[…]

Different Parts of a Research paper (Part 2)

Different Parts of a Research paper (Part 2)

The Research Design The following should be considered in the design of research: Research details  Statement of the problem  Type of research Purpose of the study      2. Sampling and data collection methods: Statistical population Sample size data collection method       3. Data analysis method Data Collection and Sampling Methods Reasons for Read more about Different Parts of a Research paper (Part 2)[…]

Types of Research

Types of Research

A. Based on Purpose Basic Research This type of research follows no personal or commercial purposes. It seeks to expand knowledge and theories in general and particular, without the immediate scientific application of research results. Applied Research The purpose here is to achieve the understanding or knowledge needed to determine how a specific need is Read more about Types of Research[…]

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)[…]

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)[…]

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)[…]

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

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 (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

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)[…]

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 Choose the Tense of English Verbs in Different Parts of A Scientific Article?(2)

How to Choose the Tense of English Verbs in Different Parts of A Scientific Article? (2)

Verb Tenses in the Methods of the Article In the methods section, we describe what has happened during the study. So it is better to use the simple past tense for verbs. Example: “We tested independently derived cultures for resistance to trimethoprim.” “Cells were transfected, irradiated, and assayed for DNA damage.” When one action occurs Read more about How to Choose the Tense of English Verbs in Different Parts of A Scientific Article? (2)[…]

Important Tips for Writing Scientific Articles (Part 2)

Important Tips for Writing Scientific Articles (Part 2)

Edit, Revise, and Edit Again Editing can be a magical step that transforms your article and gives it a more formal look. Editing a scientific paper makes it ready for submission to a journal. If you decide to edit your article yourself, you should stay away from it for a few days after you finish Read more about Important Tips for Writing Scientific Articles (Part 2)[…]

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