Tag Archives: Advice

Work backwards

Originally posted on The Research Whisperer:
Long road home, by Jonathan O’Donnell on Flickr If you want to submit your grant application on time, it pays to create a reverse timeline. That is, start from the end result – submission…

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Seven upgrade strategies for a problematic article or chapter

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Some interesting writing and publishing advice here. Here’s the heavily compressed version: Do one thing well. Flatten the structure. Say it once, say it right. Try paragraph re-planning. Make the motivation clearer. Strengthen the argument…

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How Much Should Graduate Students Publish?

There is a great debate about how much graduate students should be publishing in the comments section of this post in the philosophy news blog Daily Nous. Enjoy!

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The positives of PhD parenting

Originally posted on The Thesis Whisperer:
As I’ve noted before, PhD parenting can be difficult. But do we sometimes ignore the positives? In this lovely post, Rebecca Turvill, PhD student and parent, considers the positives. Rebecca is a 1st year…

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The Work of Reading in the Age of Technological Distractability

An interesting post on reading habits in the age of distractability.

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Modernizing Citation Practices

Over on the medium.com blog there is an interesting post on how the method of citing texts in academic writing needs to reflect today’s digital publishing practices. Referencing should instead be about directly connecting readers to the full text of … Continue reading

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#Advice #AcWri – Rise and Shine! Keeping Motivated Daily Through Routine

This post is my second one that is inflected by swimming. It was inspired by the video that is below that is intended as a motivational tool for swimmers (apologies to my regular readers who are not particularly attuned to … Continue reading

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