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One-day course "From a Research Idea To a Paper Draft"

This one day online course will help you learn how to use effective research strategies and AI tools to prepare a research paper. What is the right approach to choosing a journal for publication? How to develop a research question into a literature review draft relevant to the scope of the chosen journal? The course will provide comprehensive answers to these and other questions. 

The program includes the dos and don’ts of formulating a research question, strategies for choosing a journal, an overview of available AI tools, and practical tasks for mastering the skills of searching, analyzing, and selecting academic literature on your research topic. The course is practice-oriented and targeted at individual work on a text. To participate in the course productively, you will need a clear research topic and a drafted text you can work on. As a result, by the end of the course you will have a validated research question, literature review draft, and a list of academic journals suitable for publication. This course is designed to help you advance your research using AI tools. 

Trainer: Konstantin Nefedov, Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Management in HSE St. Petersburg Campus, where he runs a research seminar and supervises research projects at HSE Project Fair. His area of expertise is upgrading in Global Value Chains and Russian outward FDI. He has published in ABS journals and won "That’s interesting" award at AIB CEE conference in 2017. Konstantin also serves as a reviewer in Journal of International Management and International Journal of Emerging Markets.

Dates: April 27 (8 a/h)
Time: 10:00 - 18:00 (with breaks)
Location: online

English level requirement: B2

How do I get accepted? You should be a full-time employee from teaching or research staff at the HSE.

The course is offered on a competitive basis. Please fill out an online registration form and write a motivation letter in English (about 300 words). Please describe your experience of writing and publishing research articles in English and the difficulties you have faced. Indicate the AI instruments you have used to prepare papers for publication. Explain how the new skills are relevant to your teaching and/or research.
For more information on how to write a strong motivation letter, please read the AWC blog.

Registration until April 18

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