Topic: Skills

Aristotle believes in you!

April 3rd, 2017    Admin    Blog, Conference

So, you have decided to present a paper at an academic conference and furthermore have been selected to do so.  Now the euphoria has passed and the realization of conducting an effective conference presentation in front of your peers and potential new contacts has dawned on you and you need to do a good job.  Do not panic! read more…

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Effective and Meaningful literature review

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A good literature review is the most important element of academic writing, so it is essential for an academic to be equipped with the skills in conducting a good literature review.  A good literature review provides the foundation for academic research.  A good literature review provides previous knowledge for new knowledge to bounce off and will be widely read.  They are a chance to give your feedback and opinion on the published words.  For this to be effective, planning structure, analyzing, good research, the skills to synthesize and sum up information in a clear style and integration with previous work is required.  It is not to be confused with a book review.  Unlike a book review relying on one source, a literature review analyses several sources to evaluate the knowledge in the area.  There is a constant stream of scientific publications getting heavier every year, academics cannot possibly read all papers on their subject in detail otherwise they would never have a chance to research and write papers of their own! To be productive an academic must rely on a good literature review. read more…

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How to create a conference code of conduct

September 19th, 2016    Admin    Conference

What comes to your mind when you hear the word conference? A formal meeting held away from your office for you to relax as you talk about business. Many people are jubilant to be involved in conferences because they view it as a place of relaxation which is true, but this can make them loose focus and deter them from achieving what they were meant to benefit from at the conference. For this reason, facilitators of conferences have opted to come up with a code of conduct to carb this mentality. read more…

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Selecting Good Keynote Speakers for Your Conference

August 10th, 2016    Admin    Conference, Journals

When people attend a conference, one of the aspects that leaves a lasting impression in their minds is the speaker. The success of your event relies heavily on the speakers present, among other factors. Choosing excellent keynote and session speakers can be tasking. We’ve gathered a few tips to help you along. read more…

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Organizing a Successful Academic Conference

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If you want to spice up your academic CV, organizing a kickass academic conference is an excellent way to do that. You’ll get to enjoy numerous benefits, such as: read more…

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