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Category Archives: academia

  1. On calendars, synchronization and collaborative work in academia: Aligning Priorities and Availabilities across multiple people September 25, 2022

    Posted in academia, planning, productivity.

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  2. On writing by hand and always keeping a written record of everything September 25, 2022

    Posted in academia.

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  3. Qualitative Literacy: A Guide to Evaluating Ethnographic and Interview Research (my reading notes) September 22, 2022

    Posted in academia, qualitative methods, reading notes, research, research methods.

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  4. On the importance of networks in graduate school and beyond (and the challenges of switching disciplines and fields) September 4, 2022

    Posted in academia.

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  5. A partial, commented bibliography on focus groups August 28, 2022

    Posted in academia, qualitative methods, research methods.

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  6. The logic of research inquiry and the use of the puzzle approach in research design August 27, 2022

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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  7. 4 lessons I learned (the hard way) about health, overwork, and life as an academic August 25, 2022

    Posted in academia, research.

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  8. Reading is writing: To situate your work within the broader literature, you need to READ August 21, 2022

    Posted in academia, reading strategies, writing.

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  9. 3 fundamental lessons about reading and academic writing August 21, 2022

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  10. Preparing for the PhD defense/viva? Use the GDN instead of a DTP August 21, 2022

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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  11. On Cornell Notes and the importance of noting down EVERYTHING including the article or book chapter (or book) full citation. August 19, 2022

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  12. Writing the dissertation (thesis) III: Controlling the dissertation/thesis August 16, 2022

    Posted in academia.

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  13. The missing link in the literature review process: 4 elements to look for when reviewing the literature July 22, 2022

    Posted in academia, research.

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  14. The repeating cycle of overwork in academia: a first-person account July 3, 2022

    Posted in academia.

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  15. A few strategies to overcome writer’s block June 30, 2022

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  16. On doing “the work of self-repair” June 2, 2022

    Posted in academia.

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  17. A partial bibliography on books and articles on how to conduct qualitative research interviews April 23, 2022

    Posted in academia, qualitative methods, reading notes.

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  18. “Parking your writing downhill” as a strategy to keep momentum with your academic writing April 23, 2022

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  19. On writing about, thinking and teaching research methods. April 23, 2022

    Posted in academia, fieldwork, research, research methods, teaching, writing.

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  20. The realities of writing: loving it and having to work hard for it April 23, 2022

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  21. On making explicit your contribution to the larger literature and bodies of knowledge by using a case study in a particular region. April 23, 2022

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  22. Writing a PhD dissertation as three (or more) papers to showcase versatility April 23, 2022

    Posted in academia.

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  23. We are globally burnt out and we need a global reset. How to create a global system of care? April 21, 2022

    Posted in academia.

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  24. Using a Ventilation File to help break free from writers’ block April 1, 2022

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  25. We lack serious training in research methods choice and selection November 15, 2021

    Posted in academia, research, research methods, teaching.

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