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Essay on mid-career productivity issues | Inside Higher Ed

Essay on mid-career productivity issues | Inside Higher Ed | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Working less well: Hard to get in the recommended hour-a-day on scientific writing.
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On Authorship, Part I - Scientific American (blog)

On Authorship, Part I - Scientific American (blog) | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
On Authorship, Part IScientific American (blog)As science keeps getting bigger, authorship no longer equals actual writing, but one way or another of contribution to team effort.
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The 30 Best iPad apps for university students and academics (part 2)

The 30 Best iPad apps for university students and academics (part 2) | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
This second part of a three-part series on the best iPad apps for university students and academics discusses apps for conceptualizing and presenting ideas.
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The 30 Best iPad apps for college students and academics

The 30 Best iPad apps for college students and academics | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
This post discusses my personal best 30 iPad apps for college students, grad students, professors and everybody else in university and academia.
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How not to Dump Your PhD Thesis: A Love Letter « Jean-Rémy "J.R. ...

How not to Dump Your PhD Thesis: A Love Letter « Jean-Rémy "J.R. ... | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Dear thesis, in the past few years, I've been dreaming about you. I've prepared you, read hundreds of papers to feed you, prepared careful studies and experiment just so I could talk about them to you.
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Workshop: Scientific Work — Positions & Advisers | ORGANIZING ...

Workshop: Scientific Work — Positions & Advisers | ORGANIZING ... | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
I think the most important thing to remember when it comes to your first position — where you do your PhD thesis — is that these positions are qualification positions. It is not enough to do the work, it is not ...
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How to Write a Methodology - Teo-Education.Com

How to Write a Methodology - Teo-Education.Com | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
How to Write a Methodology. Students need to submit a research paper or dissertation when they are writing their thesis. Most of the research papers follow the same format.
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writing from the PhD thesis – the publishing plan | patter

writing from the PhD thesis – the publishing plan | patter | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
I'm assuming that if you're reading this post you have a publishing agenda – that is a list of potential articles from the PhD arranged in priority order. I'm also assuming that this might include a book – but I'm … Continue ...
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6 months in | Creative Writer PhD

6 months in | Creative Writer PhD | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Home · About · Study · Creative · Theory · My PhD · ← Are you writing one big thesis or lots of little ones? ... I would read a book/article, taking handwritten notes as I went – these included quotes and my responses to what I was reading.
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Publishing Your Research 101 (ACS Publications)

Some useful tips on writing/publishing a scientific paper. Quite useful.
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Download Skim for Mac - PDF Reader and note-taker for scientific papers. MacUpdate.com

Download Skim for Mac - PDF Reader and note-taker for scientific papers. MacUpdate.com | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Download Skim for Mac - PDF Reader and note-taker for scientific papers.
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Determining authorship for a peer-reviewed scientific publication ...

Determining authorship for a peer-reviewed scientific publication ... | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
In science, our currency is the written word, in the form of peer-reviewed articles submitted and published in scientific journals, and multi-authored works are the norm (sometimes to ridiculous degrees!
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30 online resources for academic life, writing, and technology

30 online resources for academic life, writing, and technology | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
This is a list of my favourite online resources that offer advice on academic writing, productivity, creativity and managing your career.
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15 Things you should give up NOW to improve your literature review ...

15 Things you should give up NOW to improve your literature review ... | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
If you want to get anywhere with your literature review writing you HAVE to give up these 15 things...
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The Best Infographic Ever on 15 Common Grammar Mistakes

The Best Infographic Ever on 15 Common Grammar Mistakes | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
I know, grammar is nobody’s favourite topic. Most people probably never studied it at school (not their fault, ok), and often we don’t really care what’s right and what’s wrong as long as our message gets across. Fine.

 

The point is, however, that the way we write says a lot about the type of person we are. In my view, this is particularly true in academia, and for anyone who writes in a (semi-)professional way.

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3 Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing A Career In Science?

3 Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing A Career In Science? | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Before choosing a career in science you must know how the daily life of a scientist is.
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How to Choose Your Supervisor and Sail Happily Through Your PhD

How to Choose Your Supervisor and Sail Happily Through Your PhD | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Some people say a PhD is like a marriage and indeed, depending on the nature of your project, you are …Continue reading »...
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Win-Vector Blog » On Writing Technical Articles for the Nonspecialist

Win-Vector Blog » On Writing Technical Articles for the Nonspecialist | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
I came across a post from Emily Willingham the other day: “Is a PhD required for Good Science Writing?”. As a science writer with a science PhD, her answer is: is it not required, and it can often be an impediment.
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On being a successful graduate student | Arthropod Ecology

Everyone makes mistakes. Read papers written by your supervisor and compare the quality of your work with the quality of his/her paper(s). Hone your oral presentation skills. Give lots of scientific talks, and try to lecture in an ...
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What is a Good Thesis Statement - Teo-Education.Com

What is a Good Thesis Statement - Teo-Education.Com | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
If you are new to the academic world, the word thesis must be a recent addition to your vocabulary and pretty much the only thing that you will be thinking about if you are pursuing a doctorate.
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Serious writing with iPad: What keyboard case fits your writing style?

Serious writing with iPad: What keyboard case fits your writing style? | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
A keyboard case can turn the iPad into an ultimate writing machine for the serious writer. This is a guide which case is the best for you.
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Episode 7: Literature Review Myth Busting w ... - Literature Review HQ

Episode 7: Literature Review Myth Busting w ... - Literature Review HQ | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Want no-nonsense advice on how to do your literature review? Check out my interview with James Hayton from 3 Month Thesis for unconventional answers to all your writing problems.
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3 reasons I hate writing sometimes (but do it anyway) « The Thesis ...

3 reasons I hate writing sometimes (but do it anyway) « The Thesis ... | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Even a tiny field like mine – research education – can have a LOT of literature. When we had a new staff member arrive last ...
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Is a Science Ph.D. a Waste of Time? - Slate Magazine

Is a Science Ph.D. a Waste of Time? - Slate Magazine | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Slate MagazineIs a Science Ph.D. a Waste of Time?Slate MagazineBarring a thesis defense meltdown, I'll be one of about 50,000 graduate students across the United States and Canada to get a Ph.D. in science this school year.
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How to Survive a PhD - CollegeRecruiter.com

How to Survive a PhD - CollegeRecruiter.com | Scientific Academic Writing | Scoop.it
The sooner you can isolate exactly what you want to study, the sooner you can begin writing your dissertation. 3) Learn the ...
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