From 14 to 16 April 2020, SEAMEO QITEP in Science held In-House Training (IHT) on Publishing a Scientific Journal. The IHT was conducted using online application considering the current pandemic situation. The IHT on Publishing Science Journal was aimed at providing insights into managing a science journal. The IHT was attended by all the staff members of the Centre including the Board of Directors.
The first day was facilitated by Dr rer nat Sparisoma Viridi, a physician expert from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB). In this activity, he delivered material about how to publish and manage a scientific journal. The second day was facilitated by Mr Deden Sumirat Hidayat, M.Kom, from the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI). He explained the mechanisms to publish and manage a scientific journal using an online platform. He also discussed how to submit journal accreditation. Then Prof. Dr Triyanta facilitated the discussion on the last day. The topic was about the code of ethics in scientific writing. He also exposed the common mistakes conducted by writer in composing a scientific paper.
Through this activity and having such valuable knowledge, it is expected that SEAQIS is more than ready to publish a scientific journal by the end of this year. As an institution that put its focus on the development of science education in the region, to publish a scientific journal is something that should be conducted by SEAQIS.