Stay at home & Upskill
Stay at home & upskill learning program - A pack of 6 handpicked courses designed for researchers by researchers!
Social distancing getting you down? We are here to help!
We’ve put together a specially designed program, so you can stay indoors and still have access to the best resources out there. Not just this, we are also giving this for FREE till the 30th of April.
With its comprehensive learning and practical application, this program is all you need to stay ahead of the game and hone your research writing skills.
Enroll now and let the learning begin!
Course 1: Learn the IMRAD structure with modules on:
- Structuring a manuscript in the IMRAD format
- The purpose of each section, and,
- How to write the different sections of the IMRAD structure
Course 2: How to conduct a literature search and review
A comprehensive literature search helps you provide context, relevance and background to your research problem. Master this with:
- The techniques for evaluating information sources
- The methods for drafting a comprehensive literature review
- Online search techniques
- Help on how to use the internet and other formal and informal channels to obtain information
Course 3: An overview of the peer review process
This course designed for your career development covers:
- The purpose and importance of peer review
- Types of peer reviews
- The peer review process
- Limitations and the future of peer review
Course 4: Learn about final checks and revisions before manuscript submission
We know journal submission is tricky, and to help cover all basics, our course will help you:
- Understand and anticipate the expectations of readers and reviewers
- With a process for self-review of the first draft
- Prepare for the reviewing structure for a scientific paper
- Understand the importance of feedback
Course 5: Understanding citations and references
There are as many sources as there are reference materials out there. We bring it all in one place that needs just 2 hours to ensure you are covered. This extensive guide will help you:
- Learn the parts of a citation
- Explain the difference between citation styles for articles and books
- Introduce you to citation styles for sources other than books
Safeguard your research paper by adhering to the basic guidelines outlined in this course.
Course 6: How to avoid plagiarism
We get it, you want to clearly and successfully distinguish between your ideas and the borrowed ideas on which your research conclusions are based. Our course is designed to:
- Acquaint you with different types of plagiarism
- Understand reasons for, and discover ways to avoid plagiarism
- Cover the basics of paraphrasing
The course will also help with examples of plagiarism to help you evaluate and safeguard your paper.
Part of Cactus Communications’ R ecosystem of tools and solutions for researchers, R Upskill is a learning platform that comprises of the largest collection of researcher-focused programs, developed by top academic experts. Learn anytime, anywhere with bite-sized online programs on research writing, journal publication, career development, science communication, funding, researcher wellness, and more. Our multi-format programs come with expert advice, practical examples, and a certificate on course completion, which allow researchers to apply what they’ve learnt to excel in real-world scenarios. Trusted by top academic institutions, and over 15,000 researchers, R Upskill empowers researchers to master new skills on the path to all-round researcher success.