When word counts count: Responses to last week’s post from @thesiswhisperer and @katrinafee — The Research Whisperer

Re-Sharing this post as I like the different academic viewpoints. I’ve found word counts really helpful in staying on track but also realise that they can mask a lot of work-that-is-yet-to-be-done.

My post last week – “Your word count means nothing to me” – generated a lot of agreement and some high-fiving about raising the issue of obsessing about word counts. I’m very aware, though, that it could also have alienated some readers and, indeed, friends. For this reason, I ran the post past Inger Mewburn (The Thesis […]

via When word counts count: Responses to last week’s post from @thesiswhisperer and @katrinafee — The Research Whisperer

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About Sarina Kilham

I'm a Doctoral Researcher at the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney. Trained as a social scientist and with a Masters in Sustainable Agriculture, I'm interested in farmer's experiences of growing feedstock for biodiesel production. My research has focused on biodiesel production in Brazil and Timor-Leste. Also on Twitter @sarinakilham and blogging at thequalitativeresearcher.net
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