Category Archives: Re-Blogged from Somewhere Else

Summer Reading – learning to work with Feedback

Take a deep breath. No-one likes to have their precious writing critiqued, and it can be very easy to feel defensive and annoyed. But remember a condition of academic writing is that we expose ourselves to critique. We must learn … Continue reading

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PhD and – >Derby Blues — Eat, Sleep, Live Derby In The World of Kiki’N Da Teef

This image is actually about Roller Derby – but I bet it made you think of a PhD / Research experience! Let’s just say that I wanted to kick my helmet across the rink yesterday. Yes, it was one of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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