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Training Courses

Scholastic Writing for Conference and Journal Publications

Course id: 0010


The publishing of ideas and innovations within the scholastic environment, such as journals and conferences, is not confined to academicians. Indeed, the increasingly symbiotic academic-industrial relationship has resulted in a rise of researchers in industries presenting their research activities and discoveries in conferences and scholastic journals.

This course concentrates on the aspects of writing high quality publications for conferences and journals, and touches on the mechanics of publication submission. It is delivered in a hands-on workshop style for maximum impact.

Course highlight
Participants with pending publications would be able to complete the majority of it during the course under the guidance of the instructor. All pre-work are assess by the instructor prior to the course, and would be discussed during it.

What participants say about the course
The following are some verbatim statements from the participants:

  • Instructor's in-depth knowledge -- Dec 2009
  • Lots of example and explanation are given -- Dec 2009
  • Peer evaluation on the pre work -- Jun 2011
  • Own paper has been used as a case study to discuss during the training. Can know which area need to improve through the discussion -- Dec 2011
  • Instructor is very interactive with the students -- Jan 2012
  • Use student articles as workshop sessions share ideas or suggestion for improvement & tips. Very useful tips -- Jan 2012
  • Instructor was able to deliver the knowledge effectively -- May 2012
  • The instructor is very interactive, he delivers the course in very effective way -- May 2012
  • It was presented in a simple manner that it is easy to understand and materials are well organised -- Jun 2012
  • Royan tried to relate to all the different disciplines we represented -- June 2012
  • Gain a lot of information regarding publications -- Aug 2012
  • Interactive and not boring -- Sep 2012
  • Good examples were given, trainer has great experience -- Mar 2014
  • The scope of the training is just apt -- Mar 2014

What you will learn

This course concentrates on the practical knowledge to allow participants to achieve the following learning outcomes. Upon completing the course, participants would be able to:
  • Know the entire publication process flow, the pitfalls and the caveats
  • Write impactful and concise abstracts
  • Carry out literature review with proper use of citations
  • Style sentences, paragraphs and sections for influential conveyance of information
  • Use suitable search and bibliographic tools to maximise productivity

Who should attend

This course is particularly suited for those in the role of:
  • Academia
  • Research and development
  • Design and implementation
  • Technical marketing
  • Technical writing


Participants should have good command of English. They should be involved in the development, investigation and troubleshooting of problems or participate in product, process or test development or improvement. Participants should submit a short article (pre-work) before commencing the course.

Course methodology

This course is presented in a workshop style, with case studies and pre-works to illustrate the concepts taught. The emphasis is placed on the participation in practicing the skills taught during the workshop.

Course duration

2 days.

Course structure

  • Overview of scholastic publications
  • Effective searching and cataloguing of background material
  • Typical publication framework
  • Formulating the aim of the publication
  • Identifying suitable and effective titles
  • Writing the abstract/summary
  • Writing styles for effective, concise and precise conveyance of information
  • Presentation of results and discussion
  • Drawing the conclusion
  • Citation and referencing
  • Formatting of conference and journal publications
  • The submission process
  • Review of the submitted pre-work


Dr Royan Ong

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