Lucy English As PhD students and researchers, communicating with people outside our discipline can open our minds, expand our horizons and help to develop our thinking. It can also lead to fruitful collaboration. In a session for PhD researchers about…
When your research journey hits a wall, it can be useful to take a step back and forget for a moment that you are searching for answers.
Identifying opposing elements in your work can expose underlying conflicts and reveal potential themes.
To improve our writing, we need to learn to read as writers, identifying the work we admire.
Freewriting can help to reveal connections between themes in your work.
Using objects can bring a fresh perspective to writing and other tasks.
Before you discard a dissertation idea, first see if you can salvage it.
The principles of storytelling can be successfully applied to academic writing to make your research more compelling.
The best preparation for writing is not to prepare at all. Go for a brisk walk, then dive in.
Heather Dyer I am an academic writer and a children’s author. On the face of it, these two forms of writing are at opposite ends of the spectrum. But actually, they have a lot in common. • They’re both about…