Academic Journal Unit
The academic journal is highly important because it helps to publish the knowledge, thought and development from researches. The unit also supports instructors, dentists, postgraduate students and other related persons at all stages of the journal publication cycle. Reading journals can be helpful for keeping the knowledge up-to-date and provide it to the others who will get the benefits of it. Therefore, the Faculty of Dentistry, Mahidol University realizes that being knowledge management center is very important to provide the right knowledge in dental journals, research works and criticisms to share with the readers. In 1985, the first dental journal was published. It is published 4 issues a year. Presently, the journal receives budget from its guarantee of quality and is supported by Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC) and Thai Journal Citation Index Center and research screening process will be implemented by all professionals who have degrees in each field. In 2015, Thai Journal Citation Index Center, by the support of the Thailand Research Fund (TRF), is going to evaluate the quality of research for the second time.This evaluation is an integral component of quality improvement, thus the journal must show its continuous quality improvement. To continuous quality improvement, our Unit made the quality manual and research journal in order to implement research plans to meet quality requirements.