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Writing Groups

Posted by Jayde Cahir on April 12th, 2011

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently published an article called ‘The Rules of Writing Group’ by Claire P. Curtis. In this article Associate Professor Curtis outlines how their writing group was formed and her experience over the last five years. From this experience she explains ‘the rules’ that have made the writing group so successful. [...]

Diseases of the thesis

Posted by Jayde Cahir on January 24th, 2011

This title is borrowed from Chris Fleming’s article in Australian University Review, which offers an apt explanation of writing a thesis. While there seems to be an abundance of literature surrounding ‘how to’ write a PhD thesis, ‘Diseases of the thesis’ focuses on the human side and outlines a list of six diseases that anyone [...]