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The RS Organizes a Workshop on “How to Present Your Scientific Paper in a Peer-Reviewed Journal”

The Office of External Research Collaboration and Consultations at the Research Sector organized a workshop titled: "How to Present Your Scientific Paper in a Peer-Reviewed Journal", for academic faculty members and graduate students of the scientific faculties. The workshop held on Tuesday, 21/2/2023, at the College of Engineering and Petroleum – Shadadiyah, was conducted by Prof. Mohammad Baidas, Information Science Department, College of Life Sciences, and Dr. Dari Al-Huwail, Electrical Engineering Department, College of Engineering and Petroleum.

The workshop illustrates the RS mission in promoting scientific research and developing research capabilities and competence of academic faculty members and graduate students.

Speaking on the workshop, Prof. Mohammad Baidas said that the workshop aims at orienting academic faculty members and graduate students to the importance of research ethics and how they can be integrated into research processes. The workshop is also intended to train participants on the practices that enable them to choose the appropriate journals, publish their work, assess and review research papers as reviewers, and provide key points for achieving research excellence in order to further enhance Kuwait University ranking.

On his part, Dr. Dari Al-Huwail added that participants were introduced to the core principles of research and the principal activities, methods and ethics associated with the research process. Participants were also provided by some guidelines on how to select the most appropriate scientific journal for a research paper, and how to respond to reviewers' comments. At the end of the workshop, tips were given on how to be a successful researcher.

Dr. Haneen Al-Ghabra, Assistant Vice President for External Research Collaboration and Consultations, stated that the workshop comes in response to the growing demand for this type of workshops that assist researchers in selecting reliable scientific journals for publication while allowing them to exchange expertise and information and put more efforts to elevate the educational process and scientific research.