Who We Are

ies Research provides research publication with an engaging voice through the adaptation of “The ies Storyboard” of Big Why-Why-What. We design visuals and/or animations to supplement your research findings and maximize the understanding of the discoveries.

Using social media as our primary platform, we share your story globally to improve research visibility and increase scholarly engagement. We leverage on the digital data generated to optimize our dissemination strategy by observing scholarly communication indicators, like Altmetric™.

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Our Team


Woei Fuh Wong

Innovation Outreach Consultant

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Woei Fuh Wong has a diverse experience extends over three decades from a researcher to an engineer and later, an information specialist. During his 10 years with Web of Science since 2004, he actively engaged with researchers and academics in Asia Pacific resolving their challenges of bibliometric insights and research assessment. In 2015, Woei Fuh started a consulting firm in Singapore and he founded a research program, Research 123, preparing young researchers with future research skills. His consultancy work focuses on three areas: Research Visibility; Research Impact based on UN SDG (United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals); and Research Commercialization. He holds a Ph.D. in Polymer Science & Technology from the University of Manchester, UK, and a MBA from Louisville University, USA


Han-wen Chang

Research Analytics Consultant

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Han-wen Chang has over 7 years of experience in academia data analytic. In Thomson Reuters between 2011 and 2015, Han-wen helped to provide holistic view of research analytic mashing up proprietary citation index data (Web of Science) and customers’ information for evidence-based decision making. She holds a Ph.D. of Library & Information Science from National Taiwan University, and her academic research focused on bibliometric analysis in scholarly communication. As an independent analyst, she has delivered analytical reports for government agencies and universities for research policy and assessment. Her consultancy work includes: quantifying research outreach-visibility-impact, and their measurements


KC Tang

Research Outreach Consultant

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KC Tang has over 7 years of experience in the publishing industry with hands-on of digital implementation and content marketing. He has led several online marketing programs in Web Design, Social Media Marketing Strategy, Content Curation and Online Branding for B2B professional services companies. His regional clienteles are primarily universities, research institutions and technology companies, that commonly attempted to align their services to social impact. Currently he manages a few social media accounts for corporate and universities in Malaysia and Taiwan. As regular Digital Marketing Trainer, KC developed and delivered workshops for university researchers and innovators to improve their research visibility. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Management and certified “Train-the-trainer” by Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) Malaysia


Iris Hsu

Research Impact Consultant

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Iris Hsu has 18 years of experience in scholarly communication for academia particularly in the areas of e-resources management and digital implementation for libraries. Through her partnership with prestigious publishers like Nature and ACM, she acquired in-depth experience about researchers’ behaviors and research skill sets. Recently she was involved in the knowledge transfer of research assessment framework from the UK to Hong Kong, giving support on research visibility and impact. Her consultancy work includes: improving the usage of e-resources and designing end-to-end research workflow that captures impact evidences


Yuvarani Nair

Research Curation Consultant

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Yuvarani Nair has over 5 years of experience as a researcher and an educator. She worked as a research assistant under the Department of Anaesthesiology in University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) prior to pursuing her teaching career with Sunway College Kuala Lumpur. She was actively involved in assisting clinical trials and engaging with patients for a number of studies during her time as a research assistant. As an educator, she was awarded as The Most Promising New Lecturer in year 2017 for her continually commitment in teaching and innovation. She is known for her strong advocacy of constructivist teaching models through blended learning and unique narrative teaching approaches which led her to champion her department’s staff teaching and development team. She holds a BSc in Biochemistry from the National University of Malaysia (UKM) and completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practices from Lancaster University, UK

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Linda Liu

Research Outreach Consultant

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Linda Liu is a Senior Business Development Manager in iGroup China. After spending 15 years in go-to-market strategizing and execution, she develops in-depth knowledge of research workflows, scholarly communication and research impact & commercialization. Linda partners with premier global publishers like: IEEE, ACS and CAS, helping universities and researchers in ways to disseminate their discoveries effectively, connecting to visibility and citations. She is a strong advocate of research communication through social media. She championed several science chats and sharing through WeChat and Weibo, and constantly attracting researchers to interact at the online platform.

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