Frequently Asked Questions
This page contains answers to the most commonly asked questions. If you are unable to locate the answers to your questions on this page, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I have no prior experience conducting research. I am, however, interested in research. Can I still join CAIR-Nepal?
Although prior research experience is advantageous, it is not a prerequisite for joining CAIR-Nepal. Nevertheless, you must possess specific qualifications and meet the requirements for the positions you are applying for.
How can I prepare myself for research?
There is no one correct answer. The answer varies because it depends on an individual's experience and many other factors. However, the resources provided below should help you get started with your research.
- Start Your Research
- How to read a scientific paper
- How to write your paper
- Scidev.net practical guides
- LEADERSHIP LAB: The Craft of Writing Effectively
- How to do good research by Gregor v. Bochmann
- Tips for Writing by Jennifer Widom
- Microsoft Research: How to Write a Great Research Paper
- Elsevier Researcher Academy: Writing for research
- Tips for a Good Conference Talk by Jennifer Widom
- Advice on Research and Writing
- Fundamental Writing Skills for Researchers
I have no background in computer science. Is it possible for me to join CAIR-Nepal?
Yes, it is possible for individuals without a background in computer science to join CAIR-Nepal, as the organization also conducts multidisciplinary research. However, these opportunities will be limited because the CAIR-Nepal's primary focus is on computer science research. To learn more about our research focus, please visit our Research Areas page.
Do I need to be a citizen of Nepal to join CAIR-Nepal?
No, neither citizenship nor residency in Nepal is required. Membership in CAIR-Nepal is open to anyone who meets the criteria. In the event of equal merit, however, natives would be given priority.
I see courses; does this imply that CAIR-Nepal offers a degree?
CAIR-Nepal does not grant degrees. As part of CAIR-Nepal's commitment to education, these courses have been developed and are consistent with CAIR-Nepal's research themes.
What is CAIR-Nepal's policy on privacy?