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Category Archives: research

  1. Resources to help non-native English speakers who are writing a PhD dissertation May 16, 2018

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  2. Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day: A Guide to Starting, Revising, and Finishing Your Doctoral Thesis (my reading notes) May 16, 2018

    Posted in PhD training, academia, research.

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  3. Thinking Like Your Editor (Rabiner & Fortunato) – my reading notes April 29, 2018

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  4. On the importance of teaching the mechanics of doing research April 21, 2018

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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  5. Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious About Serious Books (William Germano) – my reading notes April 16, 2018

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  6. 125-250 words, 15 minutes: Setting small writing goals to build an academic writing practice April 13, 2018

    Posted in academia, productivity, research, writing.

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  7. Forward citation tracing and backwards citation tracing in literature reviews February 3, 2018

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  8. Mapping a new field of scholarship January 27, 2018

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  9. 3 strategies to catch up when you fall behind on your writing November 4, 2017

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  10. Strategies to read (and excerpt) an entire book I: Edited volumes September 29, 2017

    Posted in academia, reading strategies, research, research methods.

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  11. A full-engagement-based approach to research July 25, 2017

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  12. How many sources are enough? Six questions on breadth and depth of literature reviews June 17, 2017

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  13. The transnational life of Fiji bottled water June 4, 2017

    Posted in academia, bottled water, research.

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  14. Writing a memorandum based on a synthetic note May 27, 2017

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  15. Glorifying busy, the cult of productivity and the constant contradictions within academia May 10, 2017

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  16. International Womens Day 2017: On the structural barriers that women face in academia March 8, 2017

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  17. Move Every Paper Forward Every Day (MEPFED) vs Work on One Project Each Day (WOPED) February 4, 2017

    Posted in academia, productivity, research.

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  18. Reverse-planning (backcasting) a paper (or a research project) December 31, 2016

    Posted in academia, productivity, research, research methods, writing.

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  19. Mind mapping as a strategic research and writing tool December 22, 2016

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  20. On doing the grunt work in academia November 6, 2016

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  21. Granular planning and The Rule of Threes October 19, 2016

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  22. On slow scholarship, time investments and good research October 8, 2016

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  23. My Everything Notebook – planning my research and writing output July 6, 2016

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  24. Synthesizing different bodies of work in your literature review: The conceptual synthesis Excel dump technique June 17, 2016

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  25. How to do a literature review: Citation tracing, concept saturation and results’ mind-mapping June 15, 2016

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