This year, Faculty of Pharmacy University of Indonesia (FF UI) held Expert Lecture and Intensive Scientific Writing Coaching Clinic on 31 July – 4 August 2017 ago. The activities that brought two experts as speakers and coaches in writing scientific articles was attended by about 100 participants consisting of Pharmacy S1 students, Profession Pharmacist, as well as S2 and S3 students.
The series of activities for 1 week organized by Research Unit and Community Service FF UI was opened with Expert Lecture: How to Write Svientific Article? On Monday, July 31, 2017, in the PC101 Room of Health Sciences (RIK) UI Depok. In this event, Prof. Dato ‘Dr. Ibrahim Jantan from Faculty of Pharmacy Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) provides material related to the way of writing scientific articles and publication strategies in international journals. Furthermore, there is also material related to the process of reviewing articles in international journals provided by prof. Dr. Rusli Ismail from Medical Faculty of Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UnisZA), Malaysia.
After Expert Lecture, the participants are divided into several groups to participate in Intensive Scientific Writing Coaching Clinic which is held on Tuesday-Friday, 1st – 4th August 2017. Everyday, one by one the participants are given training by the coach on the activities carried out in PA209 / 210 / 211 RIK UI Depok. Scientific articles that have been prepared by the participants are improved and given feedback by the coach so that they are ready to be published in international journals. Finally, the event was closed by giving souvenirs and awards to the speakers above, who also concurrently as a coach on this activity.
Activities undertaken in cooperation with FF UI SME and UnisZA, Malaysia is very useful for participants, which is the civitas academia FF UI. They feel lucky and very enthusiastic because they get training on how to write articles properly and correctly so that they can publish them to good quality international journals based on field journals. This is in line with the vision of FF UI, which is one of the leading centers in the field of pharmaceutical education and research that can play a role in the global level. In addition, the quality of publications in FF UI will also increase, which means supporting the realization of UI as a research university. (TIR)