About The Section
The “Voice of PhD” section in our e-magazine aims to provide a platform for PhD and Postdoc candidates to share their research findings, perspectives, and insights on a wide range of topics related to their fields of study.
Through this section, we aim to foster meaningful discussions, promote knowledge exchange, and contribute to the academic community.
Accepted Blog Article Types
- Research Highlights: Articles that summarize and highlight the key findings of original research conducted by PhD and Postdoc candidates. These articles should provide a concise and clear overview of the research, highlight its significance and implications, and be backed by credible sources.
- Perspectives and Opinions: Articles that express the personal perspectives, opinions, and insights of PhD and Postdoc candidates on relevant issues in their fields of study. These articles should be well-reasoned, evidence-based, and contribute to constructive discussions and debates.
- Science Communication: Articles that aim to communicate complex scientific concepts or research findings to a broader audience in an engaging and accessible manner. These articles should be written in a clear, jargon-free language and include relevant visuals or examples to enhance understanding.
- Professional Development: Articles that provide guidance, advice, or tips on topics related to career development, academic writing, research methodologies, grant writing, and other relevant areas of interest to PhD and Postdoc candidates. These articles should be informative, practical, and provide actionable insights.
Types of Blog Articles Not Accepted
- Negative Propagation: Articles that propagate negativity, discrimination, or bias based on race, gender, religion, nationality, or any other protected characteristic. We do not accept articles that incite hatred, promote discrimination, or spread false information that can harm individuals or communities.
- Politically Driven Content: Articles that are politically biased, promote specific political agendas, or are aimed at inciting political controversy. We aim to maintain a neutral stance and avoid publishing articles that are politically motivated or divisive in nature.
- Unsubstantiated Claims: Articles that lack credible sources, evidence, or references to support their claims. We prioritize articles that are based on reliable and verifiable information, and we do not accept articles that promote pseudoscience or misinformation.
- Plagiarism: Articles that contain plagiarized content, i.e., content copied from other sources without proper attribution. We require original and authentic content, and any articles found to be plagiarized will not be accepted.
- Article Length: Articles should typically be between 800 and 1500 words, although longer articles may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Formatting: Articles should be written in clear and concise English, with proper grammar, punctuation, and formatting. Use of subheadings, bullet points, and visuals (with proper attribution) is encouraged to enhance readability.
- Citations: All factual claims or statements should be supported by credible sources and properly cited using a recognized citation style (such as APA, MLA, or Chicago).
- Original Work: Articles should be original work and not previously published elsewhere. Any blogs that have been previously published or are under consideration for publication elsewhere will not be accepted.
- Editorial Process: All submissions will be subject to editorial review and may be edited for clarity, accuracy, and adherence to the e-magazine’s style and guidelines. Authors will be consulted for major edits, but the final decision on publication rests with the e-magazine’s editorial team.
By submitting an article to the “Voice of PhD” section, authors acknowledge that they have read and agreed to abide by the SOP and submission guidelines