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Reviewing and Editing Research Articles: are we doing it right?

Reviewing and Editing Research Articles: are we doing it right?

Date : Thursday 28th April 2016

Venue: Industrial Technology Institute

Target Group: Scientists involved in reviewing, editing and writing research papers.

Objective : Improving quality of research papers.

Programme :

8.00am – 8.30am :  Registration of participants 
 8.30am – 8.45am:  Inauguration
 8.45am – 9.45am:  The Art of Publishing

Prof. Buddhi Marambe, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya

 9.45am – 10.45am:

What is Reviewing and the Role of a Reviewer
Dr. Pradeepa Bandaranayake,
Director, Agriculture Biotechnology Centre, University of Peradeniya

10.45am – 11.15am:

Tea

11.15am – 12.00:

Why papers are rejected
Dr. Meththika Vithanage,
Research Fellow, National Institute of Fundamental Studies

12.00am – 12.45pm:

Detecting plagiarism
Dr. Asitha Bandaranayake, Dept. of Computer Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya

12.45pm – 1.30pm:

Lunch

1.30pm- 2.00pm:

Role of an Editor
Dr. Chalinda Beneragama, Director, Agriculture Education Centre,
University of Peradeniya

2.00pm – 4.00pm:

Practical reviewing
Dr. Chalinda Beneragama

4.00 pm- 4.30pm:

General Discussion and Presentation of participation certificates

 

  • The number of participants will be restricted in order to facilitate interaction during practical session. Therefore please register at your earliest.
  • Registration Fee: Rs. 2,500/- per participant
  • Please pay the Registration fee to Bank of Ceylon, Hyde Park branch in favour of National Science and Technology Commission (Account No 0002327604) and Email us the scanned receipt, along with your name, designation, institute and subject area of interest. This will allow us to reserve a place for you.
  • Contact : Ms. Asha Pitadeniya, Senior Scientist, National Science and Technology Commission

Last Date of Registration: 22nd April 2016

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