Research Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Countries

Research Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Countries

Biomedical research in developing countries: Opportunities, methods, and challenges Masudur Rahman, Uday C. Ghoshal, Krish Ragunath, Gareth Jenkins, Mesbahur Rahman, Cathryn Edwards, Mahmud Hasan, and Simon D Taylor-Robinson Indian J Gastroenterol. 2020 Jun 30 : 1–11.Link: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12664-020-01056-5 This time, we chose to highlight this article as it is written by authors from various countries both developing and developed. The authors have covered several aspects of the importance of research starting. Importantly they have covered the relationship between research and clinical practice, - very often brushed away. They have not only mentioned the challenges, but have shared opportunities too. The article covers…
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How do we know what journals want? Learn about “Instructions to Authors”

How do we know what journals want? Learn about “Instructions to Authors”

So you have done research on a topic and want to publish it. One has ever so many questions about the entire process. Which journal should I choose? What referencing style do I need to use? What is the editorial process followed? How long should my article be? One great resource for learning more is the "Instructions to Authors page" of any journal. Try out the "Indian Journal of Cancer's Instructions to Authors page" Got it? There are so many details here. Now here is a "super link" - for the instructions to authors of a huge number of journals.…
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Online courses versus live training – what do you really want?

Online courses versus live training – what do you really want?

I had been pondering on an interesting aspect of human and organizational thought (and response) patterns. Between 2008 and 2017 when we only did real time lectures and live workshops we had a lot of people asking us - "Don't you have your courses online?  That would make things so much easier." We put our courses online in the second half of 2017. More recently we moved them to our own platform - www.qmedcourses.in and did a lot to spread awareness of the courses. We did our best to inform all those who attended our workshops and also have been…
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