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Industrial Engineering: Research and Publication Support

Guidelines on writing a scientific paper

Research Data Management


 Research Data Management can be defined as a process which consists of two components: 

  1. Planning for the manner in which research data will be managed during and after the research process; and
  2. Controlling the collection, processing, analysis, sharing, dissemination, curation and reuse of research data.

Read more on our Research Data Management Page.

Resources on research methods, writing and publishing

Other library guides and pages to consult

Some more useful resources

PhD ProofReaders - It is a great website that is full of tips and tricks for writing, including a PhD thesis-at-a-glance template and a checklist, helping you make sure you haven’t missed a thing.

Enhancing Postgraduate Environments (useful resources for supervisors and postgraduates)

Postgraduate Office resources - this is a must! It has templates for everything you will need (MoUs, project management, dissertation guidelines, etc) as well as a great research toolkit.

Wiley Researcher Academy

The Wiley Researcher Academy is a self-paced, online programme amounting to over 60 hours of learning, considered essential education for graduate students and early career researchers and excellent refresher training for more experienced researchers.  It equips scientists to meet the challenges they face in the publishing process – with any publisher, not just Wiley.

Available free of charge to everyone at SU during the course of our agreement with Wiley (2023-2025).

Elsevier Africa Researcher Success Portal

In support of academic and research-focused professionals, the Elsevier Africa Researcher Success Portal features a calendar of upcoming live presentations as well as access to on-demand webinars, and materials in their resource center.