The budding researchers are facing difficulties in manuscript preparation and in succeeding in publishing their research findings. The main aim of the CDE program is to meet the current demand of our student researchers. The first lecture on Succeeding in publishing your research was delivered by Dr.T.N.Uma maheswari ,Professor,Dept of Oral Medicine and Radiology ,Saveetha Dental College,who shared her research experience and the methodical approach to fight against rejection of publication. The main focus of the lecture was from very beginning of manuscript-preparation such as selecting the proper research title based on research priorities in various Grant agencies and IMRAD pattern.
The second lecture on How to choose a journal for publication was delivered by Dr.Krithika Datta, Reader, Dept of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. This lecture was informative regarding the various sources available for identification and evaluation of suitable relevant journal based on our research title. Workshop on Journal finder was useful for all the students to understand the various search engines available to get all possible journals and how to arrive at right choice of journal based on journal impact factor. There were around 30 delegates and majority were research scholars both national and International who at the end of the CDE AND HANDS ON WORKSHOP found that the programme was an answer for all their queries related to submission of research proposal and will help them to overcome the difficulties in Publishing their research.