AuthorAID Online Course in Research Writing 2016

We are pleased to announce our latest online course in research writing. This will cover all aspects of writing research papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Main topics covered in the course: literature review, publication ethics, targeting the right journals, writing and publishing a research paper.

Who the course is for: Early career researchers in developing countries

Course duration: 6 weeks

Course dates: 1st April to 12th May 2016

Course facilitator(s): Ravi Murugesan (INASP Associate and AuthorAID team member) and guest facilitators from the AuthorAID network.

How to join: Download the course announcement and follow the instructions. Enrolment is free and is done online:

Deadline to enroll: 31st March 2016

You should plan to spend about 4 to 5 hours per week on the course to complete the given lessons and activities. You can study in your own time. There will be no live sessions or face-to-face meetings. There will however be some deadlines in the course. You should have regular access to the Internet, but a high-bandwidth connection is not necessary. The course lessons and activities are largely text-based.

Please note that although this is an open course, if we receive a very high number of people joining, we may have to limit enrolment due to server capacity. We suggest that you enrol in the course as soon as possible if you are interested.
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M2B (Maximising Migration Benefits): Indonesian Migrant Workers from Security to Development
British Council Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop: Jakarta, 24-26 August 2016
Professor Carol Tan (Law, SOAS) has been awarded £36,400 from the British Council Newton Fund’s Researcher Links Workshop Grant scheme to hold a workshop in partnership with Professor Sulistyowati Irianto of Universitas Indonesia. The grant will fund up to 20 researchers from UK institutions and 20 researchers from Indonesian institutions to participate in a workshop coordinated by SOAS and the Graduate School of Multidisciplinary Studies, Universitas Indonesia. The workshop will gather researchers and stakeholders from government, civil society and workers’ and migrants’ groups to develop policy, advocacy and services on health and wellbeing with a view to producing lasting development benefits for Indonesian migrant workers, their families and communities.

M2B Workshop website (link to follow shortly)

Call for papers (link to follow shortly)

About the Newton Fund
The Newton Fund is a £375 million fund which, through science and innovation partnerships, is part of the United Kingdom’s official development assistance programme. The fund provides £75 million each year (from 2014 for five years).

Through the Newton Fund, the United Kingdom will use its strength in research and innovation to promote economic development and social welfare of partner countries.
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