14 October 2015

Malay Mail - It’s time to put university research in Malaysia under the microscope - Murray Hunter

Malaysian universities have tended to put emphasis on producing large quantities of papers, rather than quality. Many academics are practicing ‘chequebook academia’ by paying to place articles in journals that can publish them within a month or so from submission. The quantity of paper output rather than academic weight is the prime KPI of Malaysian universities today. 

See more at: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/what-you-think/article/its-time-to-put-university-research-in-malaysia-under-the-microscope-murray 

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