Writing and Research Tips
Qualitative vs. Quantitative Methodology
25th August 2021
What is the difference between qualitative and quantitative Methodology? The difference between qualitative and quantitative projects can be seen in the meaning of each word: qualitative comes from the Latin qualis, “of what kind?” while quantitative comes from the Latin quantus, “of what size?” Qualitative studies seek to understand subjective interrelationships while quantitative studies seek to establish and examine definitive numerical relationships.
Choosing a Theoretical Framework
15th February 2021
Without a theoretical framework, your dissertation can come across as unfocused and unmoored – as if you’re floundering for rationale.
Developing a Persuasive Scholarly Writing Style
20th January 2021
At the beginning of the thesis writing process, many students have yet to develop an academic writing style.
How Failure Can Help You Succeed
11th January 2021
There was an article going around about a PhD candidate who defended her dissertation wearing a skirt made out of rejection letters she’d gotten during her doctoral program: scholarship rejections, journal rejections, grant rejections, conference rejections, and more.
What Is Plagiarism and How Do I Avoid Plagiarising?
30th November 2020
In academia, we take plagiarism very seriously; the sheer accusation of it has left a shadow over the careers of even the most prestigious scholars.