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A blog for your PhD and beyond
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Just like the horsewhisperer, but with more pages

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Librarian's list of 'predatory' journals reportedly removed due to 'threats and politics' #phdchat
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The Physics of Productivity: Newton’s Laws of Getting Stuff Done <-- cute, and true too #phdchat #writing
In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, The Principia: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, which described his three laws of motion. In the process, Newton laid the foundation for classical mechanics and redefined the way the world looked at physics and science.
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A long read about sugar, groupthink and sexism in science via Darren Reed
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Palgrave-macmillan offering 30 quid off books until 30th - even if the book is under 30 pounds... #phdchat
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It's the end of the Thesiswhisperer for 2016 - happy holidays everyone! http://buff.ly/2i74WVi #phdchat
Dear Readers, The summer/winter holidays are upon us and we have come to the end of yet another year of Thesis Whisperer posts! This year I published 50 posts, which have travelled far and wide. Th…
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New post: A few tips for copy editing your thesis - from a copy editor #phdchat
This post is by Dr. Jay Daniel Thompson, who teaches at the University of Melbourne, and works as a freelance editor. Dr. Thompson has a background in research administration, and remains intereste…
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Tips For Giving Speeches, by cats <-- via Kat Langdon-astrophe
Giving speeches can be hard. Especially in college where academics seem to be the most important thing. To help make giving presentations easier, here is a list of tips along with cats to help save the day!
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An excellent article, fortunately translated from Norwegian: "Farewell to the academic gift economy?" http://buff.ly/2iK6UHp #beingacademic
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Are science stereotypes shaped by comics? great work by HigherEd&PopCulture and @Sara_M_DeMoss #phdchat
Comic strips present a rich, varied – and surprising – picture of life on campus, researchers have found, but also may explain prejudices
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Why time management is ruining our lives <-- thanks Joyce Seitzinger
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AI can do a literature review for you?! I welcome our robot overlords! (thanks Daniel Reeders)
Iris AI will analyze the abstract of your research paper, present the key concepts, and link those with research papers
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Germany-wide consortium of research libraries announce boycott of Elsevier journals over open access #gamechanger
Germany-wide consortium of research libraries announce boycott of Elsevier journals over open access
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