Career Advice

Why we should not compare scholars based on the number of publications and citations

Publish or Perish! A common phrase in academia. In simple words, to survive in academia, scholars need to publish. I started my PhD in 2015 and finished in 2018. Since then, I have been working as a faculty member, teaching, supervising and researching. In the six-seven years of academic career, I have been in the both sides of publish or

Continue reading

The four ailments of academic writing and how to cure them

In the past twenty years, for almost every day of my life I’ve read academic writing. (No, I’m not trying to inspire pity). I read published papers, books, work in progress by colleagues, draft pieces by research students, submissions for conferences, grant proposals — the whole range. In that staggering amount of claims, disputes, literature reviews, findings, abstracts, methodology sections

Continue reading

How To Increase The Visibility Of A Published Article?

For academics, the goal is not only to publish their name in print but to make an impact in society and scientific community.  For this purpose, published research has to be disseminated properly. Most journals do disseminate their published articles in many ways, but authors can boost dissemination of their research. Often, well-disseminated research leads to higher citations. Here, we

Continue reading

Embarking on Your PhD Journey

ByProf. Dr.Jamal Hisham Hashim Visiting Professor at United Nations University- IIGH Former Professor of Environmental Health at National University Malaysia Making good plans and preparation for a PhD journey is just as important as starting one. Starting a PhD journey on the wrong foot can spell disaster. So, I am penning my advice and tips here for PhD aspirants

Continue reading


A platform to support academics particularly young researchers. ResearchHUB provides training on different research methods, and academic writing and publishing in peer-reviewed journals.

Team ResearchHUB

Privacy Policy