Phone: +60 1031 61460   Facebook: ipcsm2017  Email: &

Call For Papers

5th IPCSM & ICSTEM 2017 is organized by the Faculty of Science and Mathematics (FSM), UPSI in collaboration with Ministry of Education Malaysia and National STEM Movement Malaysia.

5th IPCSM & ICSTEM 2017 invites all postgraduate students, educators, academicians, researchers and practitioners worldwide to present the latest research work and findings in the following areas:

  • Chemistry / Chemistry Education
  • Biology / Biology Education
  • Physics / Physics Education
  • Science / Science Education
  • Mathematics / Mathematics Education
  • Technology / Technology Education
  • Engineering / Engineering Education
  • Action Research
  • Classroom Research

The selected papers will be published in the EDUCATUM Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology (EJSMT).


Publication policies EDUCATUM Journal of Science, Mathematic and Technolgy (EJSMT) invites you to explore beyond borders all fields of science and technology and its related fields. You may contribute your articles either as a regular article, short communication or as a review article. Papers must contain original results, and this journal prohibits an author from submitting the same manuscript for concurrent consideration by two or more publications. It prohibits as well the publication of any manuscript that has already been published either in whole or substantial part elsewhere. It also does not permit publication of manuscript that has been published in full in Proceedings. The copyright of articles is assigned to the Sultan Idris Education University (UPSI).

Editorial process Authors are notified on receipt of an article and upon the editorial decision regarding publication.

Manuscript preparation      

  • Articles can either be submitted in English or Bahasa Melayu and should be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 250 words each; the abstract should have the corresponding translation in English or Bahasa Melayu.
  • Your article should not be more than 5,000 words or 10 printed pages including references. They are based on basic and applied research having potential for commercialization. They should highlight new developments with emphasis on significant findings. Categories to be considered for publication are full-length papers, short communications and commentaries in the form of forum or review.
  • A copy of a complete text should be submitted. All articles should bear an English abstract, giving a synopsis of the article with sufficient detailed information concerning the methods used and the results obtained.
  • One set of proof will be sent to the corresponding author to be checked for printer’s errors, and it is the responsibility of the author to submit corrections to the editor within the stipulated time.
  • Full-length research articles should be divided into Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion or Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements and References.
  • All titles must be centred. Name of author(s) and their affiliations or address of institution(s) where the work was carried out, details of the corresponding author, a short running title, and a short list of five (5) keywords is compulsory.
  • Article should be at least in MS Word, both soft and hard copy, should conform to APA style (Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association), 1.5 spacing with wide margin (2.5cm) and 11 point type Times New Roman. Paginate consecutively starting with the title page and printed at the bottom in the middle of the page.
  • Short communication should report results of importance that justifies presentation in advance of a more detailed investigation or which do not justify an extensive presentation. Review articles on relevant topics are published usually by invitation of the Chief Editor.
  • Preferably, Tables and Figures (with legends) must be typed on separate sheets and not be included as a part of the text. Capitalize only the first word of each figure caption and table title.
  • Tables and Figures should be supplied with headings, numbered consecutively, and the exact reference should be quoted when not original. The preferred point symbols are round, square and triangle (solid or empty). Photographs should be sharp, high contrast, glossy prints permitting reduction to a size of 10x10cm without affecting legibility. Micrographs, etc. must include a scale bar. Figure captions are to be centred below the figures. Table titles are to be centred above the tables.
  • Units, chemical nomenclature, etc., sizes and quantities should be expressed in System International (SI) units whenever possible. For chemical nomenclature, see Chemical Abstracts.
  • Every article are peer-reviewed by two blind reviewers as well as independently refereed by editorial members.
  • References in the text should be cited as follows:  List of references should not exceed 20 per article. References should be listed in alphabetically by author and arranged chronologically at the end of the paper.

Click at the following link to get the template article for EDUCATUM Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology (EJSMT): Template 


  • Schedule for poster presentation will be announced two weeks before the date of the conference.
  • Posters needs to be displayed on poster boards provided by the organizer 15 minutes before the poster session begins.

Poster Format

  • Fonts
  • Size - Should not exceed A1 size (59.4cm (W) X 84.1 cm (H).
             TitleBar - 42-48 points, bold and capitalized research topic.
             Header - 30-36 points and bold,
             Content - at least 20 points.
  • Use contrast colors for text and background.
  • Suitable and readable font types.
  • Illustrations - Include visual materials (photographs/figure,charts, maps, graphs, etc.)


Click at the following link to get the poster's example: ( Example )



KPM participants who have not paid RM50, please pay BEFORE 16 September 2017, or your registration will be canceled.
Please e-mail the proof of payment to the


For those who will arrive on Friday, you are encouraged to pre-register to avoid the crowd on Saturday morning.
5th IPCSM & ICSTEM17 pre-registration will be held on Friday (6th October  2017) afternoon at 3.30pm - 5.30pm at Level 5, E-Learning Building, Sultan Abdul Jalil Shah Campus, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris


To all teachers, educators, lecturers and officers (grade DG) under Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, KPM would like to give you 83% discount for the registration fees of 5th IPCSM'17 & ICSTEM'17. However, this offer only valid for the first 300 participants. This mean, that you only need to pay RM50 to join the 5th IPCSM'17 & ICSTEM'17 either as participant or presenter (oral/poster). Remember...First come first serve!! For further information, please download the KPM's announcement in the following link. 


IPCSM on News