Standing Desk

The Place where we Work

So I’ve been in the new job for four months, and I’m in a place to look back and reflect. This is the first post, and is about the place where I work, and what that might tell me about how

Standing Desk

The Place where we Work

So I’ve been in the new job for four months, and I’m in a place to look back and reflect. This is the first post, and is about the place where I work, and what that might tell me about how

Drop and give me 20,000 (words)!

Originally posted on The Thesis Whisperer:
Most creativity involves theft. Take Thesis Bootcamp as just one example. Dr Peta Freestone and Dr Liam Connell from the University of Melbourne, didn’t really invent the Thesis Bootcamp, but they did steal it…

Drop and give me 20,000 (words)!

Originally posted on The Thesis Whisperer:
Most creativity involves theft. Take Thesis Bootcamp as just one example. Dr Peta Freestone and Dr Liam Connell from the University of Melbourne, didn’t really invent the Thesis Bootcamp, but they did steal it…

Reverse Outline

Reversing the Outline

So reverse outlines are super simple, and super powerful. Basically, instead of writing a detailed, paragraph-level plan before you start writing, you do the writing first and then you work out how it should fit together. Reverse Outlines weren’t invented

Reverse Outline

Reversing the Outline

So reverse outlines are super simple, and super powerful. Basically, instead of writing a detailed, paragraph-level plan before you start writing, you do the writing first and then you work out how it should fit together. Reverse Outlines weren’t invented

Ooooh, Vitamin D

Now I don’t know if this song is a real thing, or just something my mother used to sing to me as a child in the 1980s. But it would go ‘ooooh, Vitamin D, Vitamin D’. I assume it was

Ooooh, Vitamin D

Now I don’t know if this song is a real thing, or just something my mother used to sing to me as a child in the 1980s. But it would go ‘ooooh, Vitamin D, Vitamin D’. I assume it was

Via andrewinmelbourne http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/2bhnkz/no_kidding/

Effective Signposting

I’ve often said in talking to candidates and students and researchers I work with, “You can’t over signpost”. But I’ve found that isn’t clear enough, and they come back with terrible writing that is boring and repetetive, but has lots

Via andrewinmelbourne http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/2bhnkz/no_kidding/

Effective Signposting

I’ve often said in talking to candidates and students and researchers I work with, “You can’t over signpost”. But I’ve found that isn’t clear enough, and they come back with terrible writing that is boring and repetetive, but has lots

The Blossoming-Fledgling Researcher Recommends the Writing Cycle

Mickey over at The Blossoming-Fledgling Researcher blog shows her own annotation process for taking notes in books and reducing distractions. It looks fascinating. She also recommends The Different Stages of the Writing Process and Embodied Learning & its Productive Limitations here on Research Degree

The Blossoming-Fledgling Researcher Recommends the Writing Cycle

Mickey over at The Blossoming-Fledgling Researcher blog shows her own annotation process for taking notes in books and reducing distractions. It looks fascinating. She also recommends The Different Stages of the Writing Process and Embodied Learning & its Productive Limitations here on Research Degree

Hyper-Anxiety & Research Integrity 5: What can we do?

In August of last year, I gave a paper to the University of Melbourne’s Office of Research Ethics and Integrity research seminars, Tuesdays with OREI, on ‘Hyper-Anxiety about Research Integrity among library staff and RHD students’ that ended up doing two different things.

Hyper-Anxiety & Research Integrity 5: What can we do?

In August of last year, I gave a paper to the University of Melbourne’s Office of Research Ethics and Integrity research seminars, Tuesdays with OREI, on ‘Hyper-Anxiety about Research Integrity among library staff and RHD students’ that ended up doing two different things.