Writing Skills
324 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

Seven strategies to improve your academic writing

Seven strategies to improve your academic writing | Writing Skills | Scoop.it
Whether writing a research article or a grant proposal, it can be difficult to pinpoint the sections and areas that need further improvement. It is useful to have a set of tactics on hand to addres...
more...
Sarah's curator insight, December 6, 2014 6:35 AM

writing Skills

Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

Top ten questions to ask about your chapter start

Top ten questions to ask about your chapter start | Writing Skills | Scoop.it
Is it high energy and clear, or low energy and diffuse?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

How to write more effective titles & reach wider audience

How to write more effective titles & reach wider audience | Writing Skills | Scoop.it
Six ways to get it wrong, and four steps to get it right
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

Saying ‘says’ in research writing

Saying ‘says’ in research writing | Writing Skills | Scoop.it
By Susan Carter Academics tend to agree that, all else being equal, a simple word is better than a pedantic one. There’s one curious exception: we all know to avoid saying ‘says’ in academic writin...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

How to write 1000 words a day

How to write 1000 words a day | Writing Skills | Scoop.it
Once I had to write 60,000 words in 3 months. This is how I did it. It's not pretty, but it worked.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

What’s the formula for writing a thesis?

What’s the formula for writing a thesis? | Writing Skills | Scoop.it
by Cally Guerin Sometimes it seems that doctoral students attend workshops on thesis writing because they are seeking a nice, neat formula to follow. The primary question they want answered is: ‘Wh...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

Writing informative abstracts for journal articles

Be substantive and communicate your key findings 
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

We need to talk about titles

We need to talk about titles | Writing Skills | Scoop.it
Jonathan Laskovsky is the Senior Coordinator, Research Partnerships in the College of Design and Social Context at RMIT University. He is primarily responsible for managing research partnerships su...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

In a book or PhD, start each chapter cleanly. Never link back 

In a book or PhD, start each chapter cleanly. Never link back  | Writing Skills | Scoop.it
Do “linking forward” at the ends of chapters instead
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

The research proposal as writing 'work'

The research proposal as writing 'work' | Writing Skills | Scoop.it
A while ago I was asked to write something about research proposals. I hesitated because there is already a lot written about the topic. I didn’t want to try to condense all of that writing in an a...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

Tips for finishing your PhD thesis on time

Tips for finishing your PhD thesis on time | Writing Skills | Scoop.it
Scholar Siân Lindsay’s research on doctoral completion has yielded valuable insights and practical advice
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

The thesis introduction

The thesis introduction | Writing Skills | Scoop.it
The old adage “first impressions count” really holds true when it comes to thesis introductions. After the title and the abstract, the introduction is the first thing the examiner sees. They/we do ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

Writing a thesis abstract that will impress a potential examiner

Writing a thesis abstract that will impress a potential examiner | Writing Skills | Scoop.it
By Claire Aitchison When the research is complete and the thesis is available to the public, apart from the title, the abstract is the part of the document most likely to be read. But way before th...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by MMUResearchCommunity
Scoop.it!

what talking can do for academic writing

what talking can do for academic writing | Writing Skills | Scoop.it
My co-writer and good friend Barbara is coming next week and we will have another little orgy of book writing. Only five days, but this will be enough for us to get a second section of our doctoral...
more...
No comment yet.