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Helpful Steps to Publishing in Reputable Outlets (Episode 3)

June 9 @ 6:00 pm

Host: Professor Evans Osabuohien

Guest Facilitator: Dr Romanus Osabohien

I have heard so much about the host of this popular Virtual Grant Writing Series, but who is Dr Romanus Osabohien?

Dr Romanus Osabohien is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Energy Policy and Research (IEPRe), the National Energy University (UNITEN), Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia. He is a Research Fellow at DePECOS Institutions and Development Research Centre (DIaDeRC), Nigeria, and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy and Development Research (CEPDeR), Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. He lectured at the Department of Economics and Development Studies, Covenant University, Nigeria, between 2018 and 2023, where he obtained his M. Sc and PhD Degrees.

He has executed funded projects both individually and collaboratively. Such projects include, among others, the Research Linkage Programme between Covenant University, Nigeria and Witten/Herdecke University, Germany, funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on “Enhancing Capacity to Apply Research Evidence (CARE) in Policy for Youth Engagement in Agribusiness and Rural Economic Activities in Africa” Project in the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). He is currently undertaking a project “Renewable Energy Supply Chain Management and Ecological Sustainability Performance: A Study of Malaysian Carbon-Intensive Manufacturing Sector” funded by Dato Low Tuck Kwong International Energy Transition Grant.

Dr Osabohien has co-edited two books, notably; i) COVID-19 in the African Continent: Sustainable Development and Socioeconomic Shocks (2022, Emerald Publishing); and ii) Socioeconomic Shocks and Africa’s Development Agenda: Lessons and Policy Directions in a Post-COVID-19 Era (2023, Routledge/Taylor and Francis Group). He is currently editing a book “Energy Efficiency in Critical Times: Security, Economics, and Transition” to be published by Elsevier. He is an author, reviewer and editorial board member for rated journals such as Elsevier (Heliyon) Economics Section.

Why should I attend this episode?  

In this episode of the free Virtual Grant Writing Series 3.0, Dr Romanus Osabohien will be discussing publishing in reputable outlets: things to look out for and how to finetune your research article for publication while drawing from his rich experience working as an editor for leading Scopus-Indexed journals like Springer and Elsevier.

What is in it for me?

Whether you are an early career researcher or a seasoned scholar, there is something for everyone. This episode is the golden opportunity to ask pressing questions and gain insights on:

  • Understanding and figuring out what journals look for in research articles.
  • How to handle rejections and respond to reviewers’ comments
  • Managing article processing charges, plagiarism levels, citations, and formatting
  • Preparing your next research article for publication in a journal with high impact factor

Bonus learning opportunities include the chance to ask questions and get clarification on any concerns you have about publishing in reputable outlets. Additionally, participants will be able to complete assignments and assessments and get a certificate upon completion of the series to assess their level of learning and meeting other requirements.

How do I join?

To join this episode, you need to block your calendars by registering before 20th May 2024. Register here. Register here.

When is the deadline for registration?

Registration closes May 20, 2024.

Who do I contact for more information or support?

For more information, kindly contact us via email: info@diaderc.org and DIaDeRC.Centre@gmail.com.

To get insight, please see the highlight of a similar episode from the past series.


June 9
6:00 pm