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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

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How to select a journal for your research paper?

WHY is it crucial? Mostly in developing countries, universities cannot subscribe to the world’s leading journal publishers because it is expensive to subscribe to the journals of the leading publishers. However, there exists ways to get access to them without paying. For instance, many publishers provide free access to their articles to universities in developing countries upon request. In

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Fully Funded Study Programs and Scholarships in Malaysia- Masters and PhD Level

Nowadays Malaysia has become one of the popular destination for higher study. The reason behind it is quality education, a better ranking of universities, low cost of living, diverse culture and pleasant climate. Currently, a few universities are providing Masters and PhD scholarship along with living allowance and full tuition waiver. Monash University Malaysia Monash University is one of the

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After having completed a PhD degree myself, and having supervised, co-supervised and examined a number of PhD students over the years, I would like to offer some humble advice and pointers to those aspiring to pursue a PhD degree themselves. I find that many Malaysians misunderstood the purpose of getting a PhD degree and the commitments and sacrifices that it

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List of open access predatory journals

” Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access journals This is a list of questionable, scholarly open-access standalone journals. For journals published by a publisher, please look for the publisher on the list of publishers, here. This list is only for single, standalone journals. We recommend that scholars read the available reviews, assessments and descriptions provided here, and then decide for

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List of open access predatory journal publishers

“ Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open‑access publishers This is a list of questionable, scholarly open-access publishers. We recommend that scholars read the available reviews, assessments and descriptions provided here, and then decide for themselves whether they want to submit articles, serve as editors or on editorial boards.  In a few cases, non-open access publishers whose practices match those of predatory publishers

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Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) and Multi-group SEM using R

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) is a multivariate statistical analysis technique that is used to analyze structural relationships among variables. SEM is the combination of factor analysis and multiple regression analysis. Usually factors are created using multiple observed variables through factor analysis. Those factors are called latent variables. Thereafter, multiple regression analysis is performed on latent variables level, not in observed

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