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Information related to UGC-EPW Workshop on Research Paper Writing & Publication

EPW Workshop
Research Writing and Publication in the Social Sciences
August 23-28, 2010
Organised by
UGC-Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia
Applications are invited for the six-day Research Writing and Publication Workshop that will be held in Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi between 23 and 28 August.
The workshop, organised by the UGC-Academic Staff, Jamia Millia Islamia, will offer young faculty and post-doctoral scholars from all over the country and opportunity to learn and discuss the techniques of research writing and publication.
The workshop will (i) help participants understand how to structure research papers effectively, (ii) enhance their ability to critique, edit and review their own work, and (iii) familiarize them with the academic publication process.
An important component of the workshop will be a discussion and revision of draft research prepared by participants.
The workshop is being conducted as part of a project funded by the University Grant Commission and executed by the Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai and the Economic and Political Weekly.
The modules in the workshop include
·         Structure of research papers  
·         Plagiarism and ethics of research
·         Journal selection: Writing for an audience
·         Citation the argument
·         On use/abuse of language
·         Literature review
·         Writing up research methodology
·         Result and data presentation
·         Writing the introduction and conclusion
·         How to revise a manuscript
·         How to revise a manuscript
·         Publication process/formatting for submission
·         Draft research papers: Feedback and revision
Resource persons:
This workshop will be conducted by resource persons from the Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, other universities and the Economic and Political Weekly who have experience in writing, editing and publishing research papers.
The workshop will be structured as an intensive mix of lectures, presentations, and group discussions. The focus will be on interactive participation.
Who Is Eligible?
Assistant Professors/Lecturers in colleges and universities who have completed their PhDs or are now doing their PhDs from the social science, commerce and management departments.
For the August workshop application are invited from researchers (all over the country) affiliated to central and state universities.
Travel and Accommodation:
Travel costs of selected participants will be covered as per UGC-Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia regulations. Participants will be provided accommodation and will be eligible for TA and DA as UGC rules.
Application Forms and Registration Fee:
Application forms are available on request at the address given below or from the Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
The application form can also be downloaded from
Please submit a demand draft of Rs 500 in favour of “The Registrar, Jamia Millia Islamia”, payable at New Delhi, along with the application form.
Important Dates:
Last date for Receipt of Application:                                                                      July 16, 2010
Date for informing applicants of selection:                                                           July 23, 2010
Last Date for the selected candidates                                                                    August 6, 2010
to send in draft research papers                                                 
(Papers must be sent only after candidates are informed about selection)
Address for Correspondence:
The Director
UGC-Academic Staff College
Jamia Millia Islamia
New Delhi- 110025
All correspondence to be sent only to the above address


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