## How to calculate Erdös numbers? and co-authorship relationships in academia

There exists many ways of analyzing the relationships between co-authors in Academia. In this blog post, I will talk about a fun measure called the “Erdös number“, which has been proposed in the field of mathematics in the 90s. The … Continue reading

## How journal paper similarity checking works? (CrossCheck)

In this blog post, I will talk about the recent trends of journal editors rejecting papers because of their similarity with other papers as detected by the CrossCheck system. I will explain how this system works and talk about its … Continue reading

In this blog post, I will talk about academia. There are numerous things that I like about academia, and I really enjoy working in academia. But for this blog post, I will try to talk  about what I don’t like … Continue reading

## Top 10 mistakes made by young researchers

Today, I will discuss 10 mistakes that some researchers do in their early career. 1. Not building social relationships with other researchers. Although one can do research by himself, there are many advantages to collaborating with others such as: getting … Continue reading

## Writing a research paper (6) – presenting data with tables

Tables are often used in research papers to present data. In this blog post, I will explain when tables should be used, discuss common mistakes when using tables, and give a few tips to improve tables. When tables should be … Continue reading

## Writing a research paper (5) – the bibliography

This is the fifth blog post about writing research papers. Today, I will discuss how to select references and write the bibliography of a research paper. I will also explain some common errors and give additional tips. Why the bibliography is … Continue reading

## Writing a research paper (4) – the introduction

This is the fourth blog post on how to write research papers.  Today, I will discuss how to write the introduction of a scientific research paper, some common errors, and give some tips. Why the introduction is important? The introduction plays … Continue reading

## Writing a research paper (3) – the abstract

In this blog post, I will continue the discussion of how to write research papers.  I will discuss the importance of writing a good abstract for research papers, common errors, and give some tips. Why the abstract is important? The abstract is often … Continue reading

## Writing a research paper (1) – keeping it simple

Today, I will give some advice about how to write research papers.  This will be the first post of a series of posts on this topic. In this post, I will focus on one aspect, which is to use simple … Continue reading