RIMC Workshop Series : “Publishing in ISI & SCOPUS Indexed Journals”



“Publishing in ISI & SCOPUS Indexed Journals”

Participants will be informed on why research results must be published, how to prepare manuscripts correctly and in conformity with publication ethics for publication in peer review indexed journals of their choice.  

After attending the workshop the participants should be able to publish their papers in journals indexed by SCOPUS or ISI or both. 




Main aims are:


a)      To highlight the importance of publishing journal papers as research outputs.


b)     To know the essentials of publishing papers in indexed national & international journals.


Topics to be discussed include:


1)    Types of papers to be published. Journal choice: Peer review. Indexed, Impact factor, Beale’s list.


2)  Techniques of writing full papers with sections such as Abstract, Introduction, Materials & Methods, Results, Discussion and References.


3)    Publication ethics. Paper submission procedures andresponding to reviewers.



About the Facilitator

Prof Dr Tan Soon Guan is currently a Professor at Universiti Putra Malaysia for over 35 years. His research interest is in the field of Molecular Population Genetics. The results of his research work can be found in over 500 papers published by his collaborators and him in international and national scientific journals, conference proceedings and book chapters. With that, his Elsevier-Scopus, ISI-Web of Science-Researcher ID and Google Scholar Hirch Impact Factor (h) and Citation Number values are 24 and 1915; 21 and 1388; and 32 and 3470, respectively. Many of these papers were in Tier 1 or Tier 2 (Q1 or Q2) ISI indexed journals like PLOS ONE, Euphytica, Sensor and Actuators, Journal of Virological Methods, Animal Genetics, Human Genetics, Journal of Medical Primatology and BMC Biology.

He was Editor-in-Chief of the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science from 1997 to 2000 and from 2007 to February 2015. He is currently a member of the Editorial Boards of the Academy of Science Malaysia Journal, Asian Australasian Journal of Animal Science, the Science Journal of Sulaymania University and the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science. He is an Associate Editor of the journals Gene and Metagene. In 2000, he was awarded the Johan Setia Mahkota (J.S.M.) (Order of Chivalry, Third Class) on occasion of the Birthday of His Majesty Yang diPertuan Agong (King) of Malaysia. In late 2013, he was awarded the Top Research Scientist Malaysia 2012 by the Academy of Science, Malaysia and elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Science, Malaysia in 2013


Date: 16 June 2015

Time: 9:00am – 4.30pm

Venue: Bilik Seminar Kristal, Bangunan Hal Ehwal Pelajar (HEP)





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