Hashtags  to follow on Twitter

#phdchat #phdforum #phdlife #ecrchat #scholarsunday

#amwriting #suaw (shut up and write) #200words

#academicswithcats #academicswithdogs #overlyhonestmethods

Books worth reading

Kamler, Barbara, and Pat Thomson. Helping doctoral students write: Pedagogies for supervision. Routledge, 2014.

Thesen, Lucia, and Linda Cooper, eds. Risk in academic writing: Postgraduate students, their teachers and the making of knowledge. Vol. 34. Multilingual Matters, 2013.

White, Barry. Mapping your thesis: The comprehensive manual of theory and techniques for masters and doctoral research. Aust Council for Ed Research, 2011.


Methods@Manchester: social science methods podcast

RadioLab:  One of my favourite podcasts  – has ‘shorts’ (less than 10 minutes) and 1 hour long podcasts.  “Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience”.

Grants / Funding / Scholarships

JASON: Joint Australian Scholarships Online

On Writing 

Brian Martin: Research Productivity, some paths less travelled

Raul Pacheco-Vega: Improving your academic writing

Emerald Group Publishing: How to Write Effectively   (includes how to do Literature Review, How to Publish, How to collaborate)


Emerald Group Pubslihing: How to get published and disseminate your work

Data Management

MANTRA is a free online course designed for researchers or others who manage digital data as part of a research project

University Websites for Higher Degree Research Students (Australia): 

Monash University:

UTS: via the UTS library – good worksheets

If you’ve got a great resource to add- please use the form below to send to me and I’ll add to this page.


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