Research Essentials

Perspectives on an academic environment: a collaborative blog by Gill Clough & Rebecca Ferguson

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Time Wasters

March 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

Why do some funders demand the investment of so much effort and provide such a poor return for most?

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Tags: Bidding for funding · by Rebecca · Reflections

No feedback from the British Academy

March 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment

British Academy devotes approximately £630,000 of university funding to making 855 early-career researchers feel depressed.

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Tags: Bidding for funding · by Rebecca · Reflections · Time Mangement

Trying out Prezi

March 6th, 2010 · 3 Comments

I have just spent all day putting together a presentation using Prezi. That’s not all the time it took – because I’ve already spent another day or two planning the presentation, making notes, gathering images and sketching out a plan. Altogether, the presentation has taken about 20 hours of my spare time – and I […]

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Tags: by Rebecca · Reflections · Research Tools · Time Mangement

Eight steps to writing an academic article

December 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Identify a subject What is the focus? Why is this significant? Who would be interested? Identify a journal Which journals are interested in this subject – according to their aims and scope? Which journals have editors and readers who are likely to be interested in this? Check the journal Download four articles from the last […]

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Tags: by Rebecca · Publications · Research Tools