I’ve been doing a bit of a deep dive into stuff I know about writing because of my English Literature background. I hope you’ve been
You don’t have to use the traditional Aristotelian formula for structuring your research story—but it is the most common way to do it, so it’s what people will expect as a default. Doing something unexpected isn’t an issue, you’ll just have to be clear and upfront about what you are doing instead. Use your citations, your methods, key words, and your explanation of how you will structure your writing in the introduction to help the reader expect your non-linear path.
Last time I posted about “pre-research”, I talked about moving from pre-research into searching and then researching for a literature review. I said: Finally, I would go
This post encourages us to think deeply about how authorship debates are part of broader questions of what authorship is for, who it is for, and who benefits from it. The examples in this post help us to see that there are established of ways of attributing authorship that can acknowledge these collectives, and perhaps encourage us to be innovative or accurate in our authorship practices.
gap between what you know, what your supervisors know, and what the people who are actually going to approve your work, your examiners, know.
I wrote about writer’s block, what it is and how to address it, over on the blog for the Research Education and Development team at La Trobe University.