In present times, knowledge has taken a profound meaning. It is everything from knowing what you know, to knowing what you don’t. But knowledge, the application of it and binding it out and sending it out to the world–your knowledge is now free and you have become a part of the elusive scholarly articles section of Google. For the longest time, your knowledge of the world, culture and language lays dormant in your head is just that – searching for a way to reach the world. Furthermore, when it comes to academic research, the process takes a large chunk of your time but is essentially the most significant bit of your studies. Our cover story talks about the status quo of academic research in Bangladesh, and the general how-to. No citations needed.