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Category Archives: authorship
Sherry Turkle wrote the words – Who am we – in 1996. She described how one person and their various persona were distributed across multiple platforms. She talked about ‘distributed’ knowing and knowledge production. Hold onto that idea of distribution. It’s … Continue reading →
There are good reasons for writing alongside the thesis. Besides contributing to the work (see first post) and your cv, there are authoring benefits. These include: the chance to learn more about academic writing the opportunity to develop a scholarly … Continue reading →
A guest post from Megan, Maximum and Dulcie McPherson. Megan, a practising artist, has just completed her PhD – yay and congratulations – and is looking for work in Melbourne and beyond. During the week I was approached by a … Continue reading →
Yes, universities now promote the practice of doctoral researchers writing with their supervisors, but their advice and support for those involved lags well behind their encouragement. Most universities sign on to the Vancouver protocol, developed by medical researchers, which clarifies … Continue reading →
A doctoral researcher recently told me, and several others who were in the room at the same time, that he wanted to write a journal article. Good eh. No. Not really. The trouble was that his supervisor insisted on being … Continue reading →
I’ve just been to a summer festival. It was a picture perfect weekend. The weather was hot. While it was humid, it wasn’t so sticky that it brought the mosquitoes out. There was no need for wellies, the ground was … Continue reading →
I like writing book chapters. If you look at my publications – well I don’t mean you to do this literally – but IF you did, you’d see that I’ve written quite a lot of them. In the last month … Continue reading →