Writing a thesis can feel overwhelming. In this post, Hugh Kearns and Maria Gardiner are here to help. They detail the common reasons why PhD students tend to avoid writing and counter them with strategies to counter procrastination and perfectionism. Shared from the LSE Impact Blog.
For many academics currently working from home, writing will be a secondary consideration, or even impossible. However, for others writing can be an essential way to maintain a sense of stability and to meaningfully respond to the current situation.
Academic writing is often criticised for its tendency to be arid and unengaging, but what makes a paper interesting? Find out in this great blog by Dr Manuel Goyanes, shared from the LSE Impact Blog
Patrick Brindle looks at the task in practical terms and examines the different writing challenges that face PhD students writing a methodology chapter
De-stuffing your writing: or the The bumper list of words and phrases you could delete to make your writing more concise
This post is by Dr Katherine Firth, research fellow at Latrobe University. Katherine blogs over at Research Voodoo. As you probably already know Inger, Shaun and I are writing a book about Academic Writing Trouble and How to Fix It that distills the advice you would get if you took us out for lunch and asked…
How do you convert your 75,000 word PhD thesis into publications? Dr Kellyn Lee from the University of Southampton shares her advice and experiences, after tackling the same challenge in this great guest blog.