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Increasing Visibility and Enhancing Impact of Research
21-April-2017

Publication is the beginning of research impact and visibility, thus dissemination of research publications have to be proactive. Researchers can promote their research work in three stages: (1) manuscript preparation and submission; (2) post-publication promoting; and (3) after receiving mentions/citations (monitoring).

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Spotlight on Research: A Step Towards Preserving the Ainu Language
11-April-2017

The Ainu people are the indigenous population of Hokkaido, Sakhalin and the Kuril islands. Having suffered a great deal of discrimination in modern history, there have been many recent efforts to preserve Ainu culture and its endangered language.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Developing Smoking Cessation Practitioners through SCOPE
6-April-2017

Malaysia has implemented a number of legislative activities over the decade of participation in the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC). NARCC (UM) developed a training program - Smoking Cessation Organizing, Planning and Execution (SCOPE) which is accredited by the Ministry of Health.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
The power of day care
4-April-2017

One of the first, formal evaluations of a day care program in India for lowincome households could provide empirical evidence that will improve gender equality across the country and beyond.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
 
The Rise of Alternative Metrics (Altmetrics) for Research Impact Measurement
3-April-2017

Altmetrics are new metrics proposed as alternatives to impact factor for journals as well as individual citation indexes (h-index). Altmetrics uses online activities to measure the impact, buzz and word of mouth for scientific information. It includes new methods to measure the usage at citation level.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
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