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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.

Is it Too Late for Postgraduate Studies?

20th November 2020

If you’re reading this blog, you might be enrolled in a postgraduate course already, you might be thinking of applying for a postgraduate course, or you might be in the process of doing so right now.

Academic Writing and Scholarly Tone

8th October 2020

In any written, academic undertaking, the use of scholarly tone is required. Tone, rigor, sources, and precision are some of the indicators that distinguish scholarly from popular writing.

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