Policy of Publication of Research Highlights

General Information
  1. The Research Highlights section of the Gauhati University homepage is for general information to reflect what kinds of research is bing carried out in GU.
  2. The timeline for announcement of Research Highlights is about two weeks.
  3. Our policy is to have at least few days between subsequent announcements.
  4. The Research Highlights are meant to be new and recent. No past research will be announced.
  5. The Research Highlights may be from any discipline including science, technology, social sciences, humanities, and languages.
  6. When your Research Highlights are announced, you will receive a notification.
  7. It is your responsibility to submit adequate information so that the highlight can be announced. You will NOT be notified, if your submission does not meet the criteria (see below) or have inadequate information so that a highlight can not be announced. In this case, your submission will be simply ignored.
  8. DO NOT send us reminder emails or re-submit your submission. It will NOT be answered. If you have any other queries, you can send us a mail at web@gauhati.ac.in. Someone from our side will respond to you.

How do we determine what to be announced?
  1. Only publications by well known and reputed publishers will be considered for announcement. By well known publishers we mean, journals which are indexed by known international databases such as SCOPUS (by Elsevier), Web of Science, database by Thomson Reuter, journals which are published by well known international academic publishing houses such as OUP, CUP, Springer, Elsevier, MIT Press, Academic Press, World Scientific, Taylor & Francis, Routledge, McGraw Hill, Prentice Hall etc.
  2. The Web Management may seek opinion of experts, if in doubt about the quality of a work.
  3. The publication of Research Highlights is NOT governed by Impact Factor and we also do not publish the Impact Factor of the concerned journal.
  4. Only published or accepted papers, accepted patents, published books, published books chapters will be announced in Research Highlights.
  5. Newspaper articles, articles published in local magazines (which do not have any circulation outside the state) will NOT be announced.