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Category Archives: research

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

    Posted in academia, research.

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

    Posted in academia, research.

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

    Posted in academia, bottled water, research.

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

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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

    Posted in academia, research.

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

    Posted in academia, research.

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

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

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

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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

    Posted in academia, productivity, research, writing.

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

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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

    Posted in academia, research.

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

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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

    Posted in academia, research.

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

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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  17. My daily workflow: On focusing on ONE task at a time May 7, 2016

    Posted in academia, research.

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  18. Religion and Climate Change Workshop at American University (Center for Latin American and Latino Studies) April 1, 2016

    Posted in academia, research.

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  19. Elinor Ostrom, Vincent Ostrom and the ethic of kindness and collaboration of the Ostrom Workshop December 19, 2015

    Posted in academia, research.

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  20. World Toilet Day and the global politics of sanitation November 8, 2015

    Posted in academia, research, wastewater.

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  21. On the need for reflection in academic writing October 21, 2015

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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  22. The human right to water: A public policy analysis perspective #UConnRight2Water October 20, 2015

    Posted in academia, policy analysis, research, water governance, water policy, water stress.

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  23. Upcoming talk: Deep Ethnography, Transnational Social Movements and Vulnerable Populations October 17, 2015

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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  24. Upcoming talks: Right to Water Conference 2015 at University of Connecticut October 14, 2015

    Posted in academia, research, wastewater, water governance, water policy.

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  25. Color-coding your highlighting when reading articles and book chapters October 14, 2015

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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