International Research Workshop

Academic Writing, Combating Plagiarism, Citation Management and Publishing Research in Impact Factor Journals

Software Application EndNote X5 and turnitin


Welcome to the RCTD's Postgraduate Research (PGR) Services


Research Center for Training & Development (RCTD) offers a wide range of training and development opportunities for postgraduate researchers. RCTD is regularly conducting workshops since the last three years, to train the faculty, researchers in planning, conducting and publishing high quality research.


RCTD is organizing an international research workshop on "Academic Writing and Publishing Research in Impact Factor Journals" on 14-15 of May, 2014. This specifically designed workshop will lead the participants from understanding the basics of academic writing for producing high quality research theses/papers and reports. The workshop will especially focus to enhance participants’ skills in this very specialized area with the aim to equip them for further their academic career. If you face the challenge on how to produce quality writing which could lead to publications - this workshop is an ideal opportunity to address that challenge. The two-day workshop is a blend of writing concepts, exercises, case studies and personal planning for progress in the field of academic writing.


The researchers from Universities, Research Institutes, R&D Organizations and Social Sector Organizations can participate individually or institutional in their own auditorium/office/home from anywhere around the world. The individual participant can participate using a laptop/desktop computer connected with internet. For institutional registration and arrangements, contact us through email ( or Call us (0097551192657, 00923224309974, 001 905 487 1733).


Note: The university/institute will pay the participation fee after the one week of the workshop for the convenience of processing and paying the invoice. RCTD will send the certificates of participation and DVD of workshop recordings for 40 participants after the workshop through courier service.



Academic Writing for Researcher

  • Purpose-build writing for research
  • Academic writing- the design scheme
  • Writing background - putting literature together
  • Technicalities in academic writing
  • Nature of academic research and common challenge
  • Important tools, techniques and terms
  • Application of theory / theories in research
  • How to Write a Quality Research Paper
  • Managing Peers in academic writing, relationship and assessment process
  • Editing and editors – goodness of fit index
  • Reviewing  and revising
  • The competitiveness in academic writing world
  • Check list for publishable writing
  • Addressing the additional relevant issues specifically raised by the participants


Combating Plagiarism for Academic Research

  • Pre-Assessment of Plagiarism
  • Plagiarism Ethics and Professional Ways
  • Pre-Control Strategies
  • Using Tools to Avoid Plagiarism
  • Post-Control Strategies
  • Turnitin- Overview
  • Reading and Analyzing Similarity Index of turnitin
  • Writing Report


Finding and Searching Impact Factor Journals

  • Searching of impact factor journals practical demonstration
  • Finding of ISI indexed journal lists
  • Selection of journal from list
  • What is ISI indexation
  • Evaluation Criteria of ISI journals
  • Submission of manuscript to selected journal
  • General guidelines for Authors to prepare a manuscript
  • Publication of research papers in ISI Indexed
  • Intellectual and Copyrights

Publishing Research in Impact Factor Journals:

  • Why to publish?
  • Where to publish research?
  • What publishers are looking to publish?
  • Readiness for writing a research paper
  • How to write a quality scientific paper
  • Selection of an appropriate journal for publishing… A case study
  • Impact factor journals
  • How to publish with Elsevier… A case study
  • Guidelines for how to publish with emerald journals
  • Handling reviewer’s remarks
  • Enhancing impact of your research
  • Agenda for research--- A case stud

Citation Management & Referencing Using Endnote X5

  • Comparative overview of reference management systems
  • Why citation styles and references?
  • Endnote overview, installation and practice 
  • Browsing and searching through endnote
  • Create and manage a references library
  • Edit, sort, format and insert references
  • Employ and practice the ‘cite while you write’ (CWUR) feature
  • Hands on practice and self-reflection session


International Research Faculty


Dr. Andrew Bosworth


University of Washington

Research Editor/Writer

Trainer, RCTD


Dr. Muhammad Ahsan

PhD (Japan)

Research Editor 

Author of Many Books in United Kingdom

Editor/Writer for Academic Writing for Researchers

Trainer, RCTD


Professor Dr. Muhammad Ramzan


University of Malaysia

Director, Library

Lahore University of Management Sciences

Research Editor/Writer

Academic Writing and Publishing Research in Impact Factor Journals

Trainer, RCTD


Professor Dr. Murali Krishna

Former Chief Consultant Offshore Programs in

Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi,

Former Scientist SF, NRSA, ISRO, India

Former JNTU Director [R&D]

Research Editor/Write

Trainer, RCTD


Dr. Schehar Bano


Citation and Referencing in Research using EndNoteX5

Plagiarism Detection and Management using turnitin


Research Center for Training & Development


Program Information

Date: 14-15 May, 2014 (Wednesday-Thursday)

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm Dubai, UAE

Local Participant: Rs. 3000/participant

International Participant: US$ 200/participant

Institutional Participation: Rs. 40,000 (up to 40 participants)

Note: The Universities/Institutes are requested to organize this International level workshop in their own computer lab/auditorium. The host institute does not require to have any conferencing facility, the conferencing facility will be provided by RCTD. For Institutional participation and arrangements, contact us (+97551192657, +1-6477176994, +1-9054871733) or 


Registration and Payment details

For registration send us the following details on .  The registered participant will receive all the payment details in a formal invoice.

Full Name:


Discipline/Area of Research:



Postal Address: For courier of Certificate and a DVD of Workshop recordings


The participant will also get

  •         Resource Material (soft copy through email)
  •         Certificate of Participation (through courier)
  •         Software and workshop recordings (through DHL courier)

How to participate?

The confirmed participant/university will receive a confirmatory email from RCTD. The email will have a workshop join link. The participant will click the join link on the day of workshop on the time mentioned on the link, after clicking, the setup will start and after 2-3 minutes, the participant will be connected with live HD Video Conferencing of the workshop.    



Desktop computer/Laptop P4 or latest

WindowsXP/Vista/Windows 7/Mac

Internet connectivity

A set of Headphone & Mic (connect to your computer)


Who Should Attend?

  • Faculty Members
  • Research Scholars (MPhil/PhD)
  • Research Associates
  • Researchers of Medical Sciences
  • Researchers of R&D Organizations
  • Researchers of Social Sector Organizations

For any questions or concerns regarding payments please contact one of our offices for assistance.


Managing Director (MD)
Cell: + 97 551192657

Skype: research.rctd  


RCTD INC., North America Head Office

Office: +1 905487 1733


RCTD INC., Asia/ Gulf Region Office

PO Box 54816 Abu Dhabi UAE

217J1 Wapda Town, Lahore

Office :+97 1551192657