Mistakes in representing numbers and units of measurement can leave scope for misinterpretation of your data. This article will help you understand the common mistakes in scientific representation…
To be a successful researcher, it is imperative that you make optimum use of the time available to you. Effective time-management not only helps avoid the last-minute stress and delays but will also…
Inaccurate usage of scientific and technical terms can give out the impression that you do not have in-depth knowledge of the subject.  Naturally, peer reviewers are less tolerant of basic errors in…
Abbreviations are commonly used in research manuscripts as they can help make highly complex technical writing more concise and easier to read. However, they can also cause a lot of confusion, and…
Translated plagiarism occcurs when translated material from publications in a different language is used without citing the source. This form of plagiarism is difficult to detect, but once detected,…
Authors are sometimes reluctant to discuss the flaws in their study, as they believe that this might jeopardize their chances of acceptance. However, hiding the limitations only draws more attention…
Errors in word usage account for a significant proportion of language problems in research papers written by non-native English speakers. This article lists some examples of commonly observed errors…
Newer forms of unethical practices are on the rise in the acdemic publishing world, taking unsuspecting authors by surprise. When a dissatisfied author gives a negative rating to an online plagiarism…
Choosing between the active and passive voice can be particularly confusing in academic writing. This article will help you understand how to make the appropriate choice between the active and…
A journal editor discovers an overlap between one of his journal’s published articles and two other articles published in different journals. The editor suspects that this is a case of salami slicing…