- starting the phd – comparing and contrasting papers
- defining a contribution – #studythewriting
- conferencing your way through doctoral research
- #acwri strategy – start small, amplify, then rehearse
- things to do during your PhD – help to edit a special issue of a journal
- buffering your thesis
- why do I feel afraid to share my journal paper with the wider world? is this Imposter Syndrome?
- the writing is never done – a post for #acwrimo
- beyond the CV, or: how I learned to stop worrying and love my subject association
- things to do during your PhD – organise an event
- things to do during your Phd – an internship, with granola
- starting the PhD – don’t panic
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Monthly Archives: July 2011
One of the things that doctoral researchers sometimes find difficult to ‘get’ is that the thesis is not a report of a set of findings with a discussion and a conclusion tacked onto the end. It is an ARGUMENT. An … Continue reading
Doctoral and early career researchers are always encouraged to present their work in conferences, and often the earlier the better. The reasons usually offered are that the conference paper offers an opportunity to communicate about your research and it allows … Continue reading
A good way to begin to publish academically is to undertake a book review for a peer refereed journal. Book review editors often find it hard to get people to review, and they are likely to welcome your offer, particularly … Continue reading
It is very good practice for doctoral and early career researchers to get feedback from peers about their writing. Indeed, many experienced researchers and writers do this too. Here are some things to try out when giving feedback on writing. … Continue reading
Dr Kaye Johnson, from South Australia, worked with children at her school to develop ethical standards for research. They called this The Child Speaks to the Researcher. 1. Please treat me and my life with respect. 2. Tell me about this … Continue reading
(1) An image is not a neutral. It is literally and culturally constructed by a person or team of people through processes of: selection – where the image maker literally stands, what they foreground, what is in focus and out … Continue reading