Research is undoubtedly one of the most painstaking and thorough processes. Irrespective of your discipline, stage of work and career, research can be an arduous and time-consuming task. Right from browsing the library shelves and internet for literature, performing experiments, writing papers, to publishing papers, researchers are always running with the clock’s hands.
A scholar's prestige is measured not only by outstanding ideas, excellent research results, but also by how much his work is recognised outside his university, his country and even his industry. It is therefore advisable to promote your work. For example, with the help of a resource with the symbolic name Kudos.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which is among the top 10 organisations with the highest number of highly cited researchers in the WoS, gives these tips for selecting a research topic: