June 29, 2010

In praise of the humble whiteboard

One way a humble whiteboard can help you think more clearly about your research

June 16, 2010

5 ways to kill your darlings

Sooner or later each thesis writer finds themselves holding the knife – the virtual one of course. Taking a leaf out of Stephen King’s book – how can we murder our darlings?

June 14, 2010

Why it might be good to admit you made mistakes – or learn French

What do academics think academics should be able to do? How can PhD students use this to help them to write a great thesis?

June 9, 2010

Learning from ‘Avatar’

Why is a thesis text like Sam Worthington in Avatar? It used to be that all you had to do to become a doctor is know everything. Now it’s much harder.

June 7, 2010

How is research writing different to driving a car?

How can learning models help us be better writers and scholars?

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