Invited Lecture on
Enhancing Visibility by Publishing in High
Impact Factor Journals
(March 16, 2013 (Saturday) at 11.30 AM in RPC Cell)
Dr N.C. Jain
Scientist ‘F’ and Editor (Production)
Indian Journal of Medical Research, Indian Council of Medical Research
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
Joined the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi in 1982, Dr N.C. Jain is currently Editor ( Production) of the Indian Journal of Medical Research (IJMR) and Scientist ‘F’[ Deputy Director General (Senior Grade)] in the Division of Publication & Information, ICMR. Dr Jain is associated with the IJMR, research evaluation, modernization of the library and information network of ICMR institutes, IPR issues for a short time and human resource development programmes, among others.
He has studied in the University of Delhi, Delhi for various degrees including the Ph.D. in life sciences. Dr Jain has also done a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, New Delhi and General Course on Intellectual Property from World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva.
He has over 50 papers on S&T communication, book reviews, etc. in research journals / books / proceedings, two handbooks on communication, over 100 articles in newspapers, popular science magazines and over 60 AIR programmes to his credit.
Dr Jain is Fellow of the Society for Information Science , New Delhi for 2012. He is recipient of the B.C.Deb Memorial Award for Popularization of Science for 1997-98 of the Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata and Raizada Memorial Award 1992 for Young Information Scientist of the Society for Information Science, New Delhi.
Traveled widely in India and abroad like PR China, France for his professional development, he is member of various professional societies like COLLNET, World Association of Medical Editors, European Association of Science Editors, Indian Science Writers Association, and Society for Information Science, Indian Science Congress Association, etc.