Category Archives: Research Quality

UM I: RM50,000 for Publication in Nature or Science

When I was preparing a module on “Publishing in High Impact Journal” , my google search directed me to the website of UM Vice Chancellor

The Ten Commandments for Ranking University Quality

Prof. Michael McAleer, a world class economist and econometrician, shares his views on a list of important factors for assessing and ranking University Quality (for

LBIBF is now indexed in EconLit

The Labuan Bulletin of International Business & Finance (LBIBF), a refereed journal published by the LSIBF, is now indexed in Econlit (click here). Econlit, the

Ranking of Finance Departments

I came across this interesting ranking page provided by the W. P. Carey School of Business (click here). This site provides annual ranking of the

Area of Expertise

“Area of Expertise”  refers to the area where one is a specialist in knowledge of and an authority on information in that particular area. In

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

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,