Originally posted on sharmanedit:
There was a fascinating conversation at the blog of neuroscientist Dorothy Bishop recently. As a side point in a post on getting replication studies published, she says: …if a journal commonly rejects papers without review, then it shouldn’t be fussy about the format in which a paper is submitted. It’s just… Continue reading

Originally posted on The Thesis Whisperer:
Recently I Tweeted a link to an article called “How to write 1000 words a day for your blog” which I thought had some good productivity tips for thesis writers. @webnemesis wrote back: ” would like to see someone write a blog post on how to write 1000 words of… Continue reading

Academic phrases made easy

If you’re like me, you probably realized soon enough that academic writing is not highly creative. Instead it is filled with standard phrases that seem to repeat themselves from article to article regardless of the research topic. I guess the phrases below will sound overly familiar: Establishing the importance of the topic (time frame given): … Continue reading Academic phrases made easy