What Do You Understand By Accidental and Intentional Plagiarism

Being a research candidate, you must be cognisant of the academic integrity and plagiarism. In today’s electronic world, issues with plagiarism and integrity are too common. The temptation of ‘select-copy-paste’ and other word processing features entice scholars to use source inappropriately in small and large portion. Before getting started with accidental and intentional plagiarism, let me ask you this question: read...

DBA Proposal Help

Doctoral candidates require an effective proposal before the official commencement of their DBA program. A proposal is a logical presentation of your plan of action, illustrated graphically. It provides you an opportunity to present the proposed actions and ideas in front of your faculty committee for consideration. Your proposal highlights the work to be done, along with a list of activities, timelines, proposed budget, and the anticipated results. A clear and detailed proposal helps you certify to the faculty that you have undergone extensive fieldwork and investigation and are now prepared to proceed with the study. read...

Crawling out of the Doctoral Cocoon

During your Ph.D., you get help from your supervisor who gives you ideas on how to conduct your research, where to publish papers and which conferences to attend, but once you complete your Ph.D., you stand on your own feet. It is time to crawl out of your protective cocoon and safe zone and become an independent scholar with your own field of expertise and network. To reach this position, you have to become an active member in your research field by participating in the industry and intra-institutional projects and carry out research in related fields. Publishing your work in reputed journals and working as a reviewer for the journal in which you have published can be a good way to establish yourself as a renowned researcher in your field. read...

From A PhD Thesis To An Article – An Organised Process

In the modern times, it has become important to perform well academically. The supervisors at universities also expect their students to write articles that are either based on their PhD thesis or on any other subject. However, it is not always easy to write an article that is a part of your research degree course. Here are a few tips to convert your PhD thesis into an article. Why Publish? When you publish your research article, you are also paving way for your prospective career path. Perhaps you are interested in doing a postdoctoral degree course after this or maybe you are planning to teach. No matter what your ultimate goal is, you need to understand that it is a part and parcel of the academic programme or a prerequisite for graduation at many universities. read...

Guidelines for Writing an MLA Research Paper with Secondary Sources

Many post-graduate and dissertation students, especially in the field of literature, will be required to write a research paper using the MLA style and with the use of secondary sources. The below are the rules that they have to follow to accomplish this task. 1. At the top left hand corner of the page you have to write down your name, the professor who is going to supervise your project, the name of the course that you have taken, and the date that on which the report has been prepared. read...