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Dr. Mehrdad Jalalian

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Requesting workshops and presentations to your group


I have presented numerous short speeches, seminars, and workshops in Asia, Europe, and Africa for Professors, PhD Candidates, Research and Education Policy Makers of universities, Conferences, etc.

I am available anywhere in the world to present commentaries, 1 to 3-day workshops or courses on scientific writing, publication ethics, publication ideas for publishing high quality journal papers, research ethics, along with methods of avoiding low quality and hijacked journals and misleading metrics.

I am not going to bore you with all of the success stories here, but having said that, I have never seen anyone fall asleep when I speech in a workshop or seminar. Indeed, I am not a lecturer or someone who dictates a speech, but more someone who leads the discussions in my seminars and elicits, or encourages the attendants to talk and discuss things with each other in the group. I simply manage the discussions, and of course, I use the opportunity to share my experiences with them and at the same time, learn from them.

 

Target group
Master and Ph.D. students
Young lecturers and researchers, Professors
Journal editors, and reviewers
Research and Education admins of universities and policy makers, head of department/dean, deputy of research, director of research and innovation, patent registration admins

 

Schedule a program
Please allow a few weeks' notice to prepare, or a little longer if the visa application to your country requires more time.

 

Certificate
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to the attendants of my speech or educational workshops/seminars. For different possibilities of signing the certificates please contact me.

 

Available topics or programs:
A. Scientific Writing
For publication ideas and key points in writing for academic journals, writing original articles, systematic reviews, case reports, and other types of contributions, the suggested topics are as follows:

  1. How to write the abstract for an original article
  2. How to organize the structure of an original article
  3. How to organize the structure of a case-report
  4. How to write the abstract for case-report
  5. How to conduct and write a systematic review
  6. How to enrich the discussion section of an original article or a case-report
  7. How to organize the different parts of the “Materials and Methods” section of an original article
  8. How to organize the different parts of the “Case Presentation” section of a case-report
  9. How to Write the Acknowledgements section of an article
  10. How to write a letter to the editor
  11. How to write a critique, or criticize a published paper
  12. How to organize the different parts of a post-conference report
  13. Key ideas in structure, design, and formatting of Tables and Figures for a manuscript
  14. Key information in structure of reference lists
  15. How to write an academic cover letter for manuscript submission
  16. Key ideas in effective preparation of response to reviewers for increasing the probability of acceptance of manuscript in peer-reviewed journals

B. Publication Ethics
Publication ethics for young researchers, suggested topics are as follows:

  1. Criteria for authorship, order of authors in the authors list, the rights and responsibilities of the corresponding author/guarantor
  2. Criteria of acknowledging institutions and individuals in published works
  3. Ethics of reviewing for scientific journals
  4. Ethics of editing and editorial works
  5. Approvals of Ethics Committee
  6. Clinical Trial registration
  7. Ethics of submitting manuscripts to journals
  8. Ethics of withdrawal of a manuscript from a journal
  9. Ethics of change in the authors list or the order of authors during the peer review or prior to publication
  10. Academic misconduct and malpractice
  11. How to detect and avoid hijacked journals and fake publishers
  12. How to identify and avoid predatory and commercial journals
  13. How to avoid and detect plagiarism, and how to paraphrase the texts for lowering the similarity index)
  14. Duplicate publication, salami publication
  15. Conflict of interest
  16. Patent registration

C. Research Ethics
Research ethics for young researchers, suggested topics are as follows:

  1. Ethical principles for medical research involving human subjects
  2. Information sheet preparation
  3. Informed consent (written or oral)
  4. Ethics of online research (web-based surveys)
  5. Ethical considerations in questionnaire-based surveys
  6. Incentives for participants
  7. Voluntary participation of participants
  8. Exiting from research