Category Archives: KP Opinion

The Times Higher Education-QS World University Rankings

Starting 2010, there will be changes to Times Higher Education’s annual World University Rankings (read here). Some interesting items for  reading pleasure: Flawed rankings (The

Quality of Journal Publication: II

In my previous blog entry on the “Quality of Journal Publication“, I have discussed WoS, Scopus and the ERA. Another useful source for academics to

National Academic Award

The nominations for the National Academic Awards 2009, which recognizes successful academicians in their respective fields, are now open until May 17, 2010 (for details,

Food for thought: Research & University

In my routine Googling, I was led to the website of Research Institutes at the University of Melbourne. The following quotes really strike me: “research

Tips from Rob Hyndman

I find this article “What to do when the PhD is finished?” by Rob  Hyndman is useful to staffs in LSIBF that have returned to

Quality of Journal Publication

In recent years, Malaysian universities have given greater weight to publication in good quality journal, especially in the four research-intensive universities (namely Universiti Malaya, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,