on 18th December 2023 NIMR conducted a manuscript writing training to early and mid-career research scientists in order to impart knowledge and skills and in efforts to increase publications output of the institute.
Gracing the event, the Director General, Prof. Said Aboud said, to ensure that Research Scientists publish their findings. NIMR has set criteria for career development including setting individual requirements for staff quarterly and annual performances and for selection of best scientist each year.
Prof. Aboud commented that NIMR implements a number of strategies to increase the publications output emanating from research works namely provision of training on scientific writing such as manuscripts and proposals, research methods, data analysis and rewarding of excellence in research. On average, NIMR publishes 200 papers in peer reviewed journals per year.
“Further, NIMR DG urged all participants to use the two-day training efficiently to finalize their manuscripts and submit them to both local and international peer-reviewed journals for publications”.
The training that was facilitated by Dr. Sirili Nathaniel and George Kiwango from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) took place at the NIMR Headquarters. A total of 31 research scientists from seven centers in the country attend the training in two groups from 18th to 22nd December 2023.