Students proposing the research result seminar must:

  1. Have paid all of the tuition fees,
  2. Have attended at least ten research result seminars of relevant topic(s),
  3. Have written the thesis manuscript,
  4. Have written and/or submitted a thesis-related article for publication in an accredited national journal or an indexed international journal, and
  5. Thesis advisors approve the thesis-related article for publication in an accredited national journal or an indexed international journal.

The procedure of proposing a research result seminar as follow:

  1. Student takes the approval form for research result seminar in the Academic Affairs Staff.
  2. Student proposes the date of research result seminar to the thesis examiners committee (consisting of thesis advisors and thesis examiners).
  3. Thesis examiners committee approves the date of feasibility test and then gives signature on the approval form.
  4. Student submits the following documents to the Academic Affairs Staff: (a) the approval form for research result seminar, (b) yellow form which shows that the student has attended at least 10 research result seminars of relevant topic(s), and (c) one copy of the thesis-related article.
  5. The head of the study program approves the research result seminar.
  6. The Academic Affairs Staff makes invitation letters for the thesis examiners committee.
  7. Student sends (a) the invitation letters, (b) approved thesis manuscripts, and (c) thesis-related article in a journal format to the thesis examiners committee at the latest three days before the seminar.
  8. The student must provide the copies of the thesis-related article in a journal format for the audiences.
  9. There is no obligation for the student to provide snacks for the audiences, but the student is allowed to give, if not burdensome.
  10. The research result seminar can be conducted.

The research result seminar is held by study program and attended by thesis examiners committee, students (at least ten students), and other parties who are interested in the topic of the seminar, as well as people who are purposefully invited by the student or advisors to contribute suggestion for thesis manuscript improvement. The seminar can be held if it is attended by two thesis examiners with at least one thesis advisor. The thesis advisor who cannot attend the seminar is still required to examine outside the forum. The seminar is moderated by one student from the study program. The seminar can be performed by more than one paper presenter and a maximum of three paper presenters (panel forums).

Material for the seminar is a journal article approved by the thesis advisors. The evaluation of seminar is based on several criteria: journal article, presentation, and the student’s ability to argue scientifically. The expected outcome of the seminar is a thesis-related article eligible to be published in an accredited national journal or indexed international journal.

The flow chart of the procedure of research result seminar:

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