- recruiting participants for research – do we need a public participation research panel?
- writing a publishable literature review paper – four options
- things to do during the PhD – publish articles on the side
- imagination and “the interview”
- public engagement reframed – in the PhD
- word repetition… just find substitutes?
- (re)framing “public engagement”
- writing the introduction to a journal article
- academic creativity in the here and now
- my holiday reading – not the usual
- patter’s year
- a little break
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Monthly Archives: February 2013
Much advice on academic writing suggests the importance of routines – daily writing, finding a good place to work, working for a set period each day. The point of routines is to create a sense of writing as habituated, as … Continue reading
Today’s Times Higher readers have been greeted by an article about academic dress sense. It perpetuates some rather hoary old stereotypes about people who live in their heads, so much so that many do not care about their appearance. It … Continue reading
Since I’ve been posting about methods and methodology, I’ve been asked several times to discuss the difference between methodology and methods and how these appear in a methods chapter. This post is by way of an answer. Not all dissertations … Continue reading
I’m doing a set of posts about writing the methods chapter/the thesis sections which address methods and methodological concerns. When writing about their research process, doctoral researchers sometimes refer to the need to deal with things that up till then … Continue reading