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The 3rd Workshop on Strategies for Successful Academic Research Career for Young and Aspiring Lecturers


Topics of the workshop: …

Topics of the workshop:
Key topics of the workshop include:
 How to plan and succeed in research career
 How to select the research area
 How to carry out research.
 How to write a successful research grant proposal
 How to plan and manage your research grant.
 How to recruit and supervise postgraduate students
 How to write and examine a research thesis.
 Viva Voce Examination.
 Where to publish research findings

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  • 1.            Organized and managed by: In collaboration with:USAINS Holding Sdn. Bhd.(wholly-owned by Universiti Sains Malaysia)Universiti Sains MalaysiaThe 3rd Workshop onStrategies for Successful Academic Research Careerfor Young and Aspiring LecturersDate : 25thNovember (Monday)Venue : Eastin Hotel, PenangTime : 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. HRDF Claimable* *Subject to HRDF Approval  Previous Participants:
  • 2. Workshop objectiveThe process of establishing andexcelling in research could be achallenging task for many newjunior lecturers. The mainobjective of this workshop is toassist young lecturers andpostgraduate students planning toenter academia on how tosucceed and excel as academicstaff members in a university.Outcome The participants will have a clearunderstanding of the essentialssteps of planning, excelling andachieving success as academicstaff members in a university.Workshop FormatThe workshop will includepresentations and Q & Asessions.TopicsKey topics of the workshop include: How to plan and succeed inresearch career How to select the research area How to carry out research. How to write a successfulresearch grant proposal How to plan and manage yourresearch grant. How to recruit and supervisepostgraduate studentseffectively. How to write and examine aresearch thesis. Viva Voce Examination. Where to publish researchfindingsLanguageThe language that will be used isEnglish.Targeted Audience:The workshop is open to lecturers,postgraduate students, Engineers,and researchers. Registration Fee:(Covers course materials, certificateof attendance and refreshmentincluding lunch)NORMAL : MYR 799.00 PERPERSONGROUP: MYR 699.00 PERPERSON (Minimum 3 participants from the same institution) Hurry!! Seatsare limited!
  • 3.                       Tentative Workshop ProgramTime Activity08.30-09.00 am Registration09:00-09:15 am Introduction to workshop & participants09.15-09:55 am Session 1:How to plan & succeed in Research Career: Steps10::00-10:40 am Session 2:- How to select the research area- How to carry out a good research: steps &strategies10.40-11.00 am Refreshment break11.00-11.55 am Session 3:- How to write a successful research grant proposal- How to plan and manage your research grant12.00-12.55 pm Session 4:How to recruit and supervise postgraduate studentseffectively01.00-02.15 pm Lunch Break02:20-03:25 pm Session 5:- How to write and examine a research thesis- How to prepare your student for Viva voce03.30-03.50 pm Refreshment break03:55-04.45 pm Session 6:Where to publish research findings04:45-05:00 pm Session 7:Q & A05:00 pm Closing and presentation of certificates toparticipantsEndParticipants’ feedback “A must for a beginner in academic research!” “This is the best workshop I have ever attended.” “Beneficial, comprehensive and very useful workshop!” “The content of the workshop is very relevant to my career. Ihope USAINS will organize it in two days instead of one.” “Enjoyed the workshop. Very useful and informative.” “Thanks for sharing the knowledge. Wonderful and goodpresentations.” “One of the best and hopefully there will be more in the future.Thank you organizer. Thank you Prof!” “The workshop is very interesting and directly related toacademic research career.” “Good for very young lecturers. Strongly recommended toother new staff / new lecturers.” Wish this could be a 3 day workshop as the facilitator wasextremely good. The workshop covered the key areas to succeed in academic.SpeakerPROFESSOR DR. BASSIM H. HAMEEDProfessor Dr. Bassim H. Hameed received hisPh.D. in Chem. Eng. from University ofSalford, UK, in 1992. He is a Professor atSchool of Chemical Engineering, UniversitiSains Malaysia. His research interest isReaction Engineering and AdsorptionTechnology. To date, he has published morethan 155 articles in ISI-indexed journals andother 80 articles in International and nationaljournals and proceedings. Prof. Bassim’spublications have been cited over 4,350 times(Scopus), with 7 having been cited more than100 times each, and he has an author h-indexof 40. A recent report of MOHE, MalaysianCitation Centre, 2012, Prof. Bassim is the topcited Malaysian-based author in Engineering,2001-2010 with average citations perpublication of 27.26. Also recently, ScienceDirect reported that more than 15 of hisarticles were among the Top 25 HottestArticles accessed in 2007-2012.  He is arecipient of three Sanggar Sanjung (Hall ofFame) awards for Research Product in 2003and 2004 and USM Excellent AchievementAward in 2007 and 2011. Also he was arecipient of Sanggar Sanjung Awardsexcellence in journal publication in 2007,2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 Prof. Bassim hasconducted many workshops for universitylecturers, postgraduate students andresearchers. 
  • 4.  REGISTER NOW!Strategies for Successful Academic Research Careerfor Young and Aspiring Lecturers25th November 2013Send registration form to: USAINS Holding Sdn. Bhd., Ground Floor, Kompleks ЄUREKA,Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 USM PENANG. Fax : +604-657 2210(E) / No Participant Name Position Email1. Person:Tel. No.: Mobile No.:Fax No.: Email:Date: Signature:     MODE OF PAYMENT Number Bank No. of Participants MYRI enclosed Cheque NormalBank Draft GroupMoney OrderLO / PO TotalCheque / Bank Draft / Money Order / LO / PO must be made payable to ‘USAINS Holding Sdn. Bhd.’.       ENQUIRIESTechnical enquires:Prof. Dr. Bassim H. HameedWorkshop coordinatorSchool of Chem. Eng.Engineering CampusUniversiti Sains Malaysia14300 Nibong TebalPenang(DL) : +604-599 6422(E) : chbassim@eng.usm.myRegistration/Other enquiries:Khairol Anuar MohammedGroup Educational Services,USAINS Holding Sdn Bhd.Kompleks ЄUREKA,Universiti Sains Malaysia,11800 USM, Penang(DL): +04-653 4372(M): +012-286 9048(E): / email to both emailaddresses)PAYMENT INFO:1. Bank Transfer [Please fax or email your Bank-in Slip (Print your name & details onthe slip)].Payee Name : USAINS Holding Sdn. Bhd.Details : Strategies for Successful Academic Research Career forYoung and Aspiring Lecturers Workshop November 2013Name of Bank : CIMB Bank Berhad (USM Branch), Universiti SainsMalaysia, 11800 USM Penang.Account Number : 0709-0006708-05-72. A Local Order (LO) or Purchase Order (PO) must be presented before the event.3. Participation will be confirmed upon receipt of payment/LO/PO. The Organizer reservesthe right to refrain any registered participant from taking part in the event if no proof of paymentcan be presented.CANCELLATION / SUBSTITUTIONA full refund less administration fee ofMYR250.00 will be given for cancellationreceived not later than 10 working days beforethe course. No refund will be made after thisperiod. However, substitute participants arewelcomed at no extra charge provided writtennotice of at least 5 working days before theevent is given to the Organizer.DISCLAIMERThe organizer reserves the right to reschedule orcancel any part of its published programme or venuedue to unforeseen circumstances and will not acceptliability for costs incurred by participants or theirorganizations for the cancellation of travelarrangements and/or accommodation reservations asa result of the course being cancelled or postponed.Advance notice will be given if there is such a changeor cancellation.