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learning to accept reviewer feedback as a gift

This is guest post from Dr Liz Bennett. Liz is a Senior Lecturer at University of Huddersfield. She completed her doctorate in September 2012 and has submitted a couple of papers to journals based on chapters from her thesis. Here … Continue reading

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things they don’t tell you about writing

a joint post by Inger Mewburn, the Thesis Whisperer, and Pat Thomson Did you plan to be a professional writer? Most academics we meet in our work don’t. What usually draws people to academia is teaching. When you think about … Continue reading

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concluding the journal article

The conclusion to a journal article is very important. Of course, it’s hard to end things. There’s no equivalent in the journal article to the text message that says you’re dumped… or more elegantly, reader I married him. It’s important … Continue reading

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journal etiquette 2: what to do with a poor review

Ok. So your hard work hasn’t paid off. The article has come back from the journal and the referee comments are really critical and they are suggesting that you either give up or do a big rewrite. What do you … Continue reading

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