This collection of documents provide advice on various aspects of doing your research.
Advice on writing and editing
- Abstracts by Professor Emeritus Graham Badley, RDCS, discusses the specific requirements for producing a good abstract.
- Academic Writing and Editing Checklist - a checklist prepared by Professor Emeritus Caroline Strange, RDCS, to help ensure you've done everything you need to do in terms of writing and editing your work.
- Editing for Academics In this paper, Professor Emeritus Graham Badley, RDCS, discusses the fruits of his experience as a writer and editor, and gives some useful guidance on how to edit written work effectively.
- How to Write a Book Review Professor Emeritus Graham Badley, RDCS, illustrates how to write a good book review, using the example of James Hartley's Academic Writing and Publishing: A Practical Handbook (Routledge, 2008).
- Write a lot better - Part 1
- Write a lot better - Part 2 In this two-part article, Professor Emeritus Graham Badley, RDCS, reviews tips and techniques for becoming a better writer.
Advice on publishing and presenting your research
- Think. Check. Submit. - provides a simple checklist to help researchers think about where to publish and how to assess the credentials of a journal or publisher.
- Radio Interviews - slides from a presentation given by Professor Emeritus Inigo Everson, Department of Life Sciences, FST, on how to prepare for a radio interview.
You are also advised to consult the Further Reading section of the Research Degrees Handbook.
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