Category Archives: Writing and Research Helps

Christopher Watkin’s helpful advice on conference papers

Over on his blog, Christopher Watkin continues providing useful advice for students (and faculty) of various sorts, this time on preparing (“Research hacks #14: 15 tips on planning and writing a conference paper”) and delivering (“Research hacks #15: 15 tips … Continue reading

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“Writing is thinking” – useful advice for dissertation writers

In “The No-Fail Secret to Writing a Dissertation,” Dr. Theresa MacPhail offers her advice to those writing a dissertation: write, and do so every day. I echo her point that the best ideas often come about through the process of … Continue reading

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12 Faculty perspectives on how to make time for research and writing

The Chronicle has a helpful article on how to make time for research and writing, form the perspective of 12 faculty members in different departments and stages of their careers.

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Christopher Watkin’s Research Hacks

Christopher Watkin has written up a number of helpful research hacks. Not everyone will find all of them equally relevant to their work, but they merit reading and trying. Update: A few more hacks have been added, resulting in an … Continue reading

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