Category: On Writing
In praise of the humble whiteboard
One way a humble whiteboard can help you think more clearly about your research
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?
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?
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.
How is research writing different to driving a car?
How can learning models help us be better writers and scholars?