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Emerging Trends in Research and Scholarly Publishing

A Webinar Series by NTU Library

About the Series

This webinar series offers a convenient channel for NTU Library to invite experts to share insights on Artificial Intelligence and other developments that impact the creation and discovery of scholarly works, preservation of journal articles and new models of publishing.

Event Details Webinar Information

12 April 2024
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Singapore/UTC+08:00)

Speaker: Priya Madina, Director, External Affairs and Policy, Taylor & Francis


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The Influence of AI on Academic Publishing

How can the responsible leveraging of AI drive positive change within academic publishing? Join this webinar by NTU Library, in collaboration with Taylor & Francis, to hear from the speaker as she discusses research integrity in academic publishing with the emergence of AI. The talk will address concerns such as author incentives for deceit and the proliferation of paper mills, while also highlighting the positive aspects of AI, including its role in combating misinformation and disinformation through advanced detection tools. Additionally, the speaker will also explore how AI-driven solutions, such as note-taking during interviews, can enhance research quality.
19 Jan 2024
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Singapore/UTC+08:00)

Speaker: Anil Chandy, Vice President of Humanities, Social Sciences Books & Focus Projects, Managing Director of Springer Nature's Singapore Office, Springer Nature

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Navigating Academic Publishing with AI: Content Preparation, Solutions, and Dissemination

in our NTU Library webinar for an overview on Springer Nature’s innovative AI applications to optimize publishing and enhance content dissemination for both authors and publishers. Learn about AI-driven author services that streamline the academic writing process through automatic literature assessments and selections.
The speaker will share about AI's role in making content dissemination on publishing platforms efficient and accurate with an enhanced user experience, and delve into discussions on ethical AI, responsible use, and how AI can democratize access to science, fosters transparency, and enhance collaborations
4 Aug 2023
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Singapore/UTC+08:00)

Speaker: Dr Zhou Hong, Director of Intelligent Services Group and AI R&D, Wiley

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Artificial Intelligence in Scholarly Research
Explore artificial intelligence (AI) in the world of scholarly research to help researchers conduct, discover and access research work globally. The speaker talks about using AI techniques on multimedia content such as text, image and video to enable deeper, faster, wilder and personalised information discovery in the digital transformation era. Key highlights include AI accessibility, how AI can assist researchers in their writing and how AI can facilitate knowledge discovery.

The speaker shares some findings about how recent popular generative AI such as ChatGPT and Google Bard help on research. The talk also touches on the future impact of AI on research and the speaker shares a few tips on how to approach digital transformation as an organisation.