You don’t get knocked down and bounce back stronger. At least not immediately.
This is a reflection on the form of a writing genre and what that means. I started thinking about it … More
By the time your academic writing is ready to be published, it’s a tough nut, a rose hip, a thick-skinned … More
Is your work ‘interdisciplinary’? (Or maybe it is ‘cross-disciplinary’ or ‘multi-disciplinary’.) Or is the purpose of your work to take … More
This is a post I started eighteen months ago. It was only after my last post, on warfare and Foucault, … More
A doctorate propels you towards the real world of scholarship. You will be a teacher, a researcher, an author. This is not a test. No-one else knows the answer to this stuff, that’s why you are making ‘an original contribution to knowledge’.
So, a bit of empathy, a small dose of social science, and some common sense is all you need to work brilliantly in teams, and be a brilliant communicator.
First. Sometimes I feel like this ‘Writing the Article’ series is an extended example of falling flat on my face … More
I have had an awesome week on Twitter. Research Ryan Gosling (@ResearchGosling) sent me a really useful reading list to … More