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Tips for giving effective conference presentations during the pandemic.
To make a humanities book review work for you, defy the conventional.
There are several different ways to define the “significance” of your research in a SSHRC application.
How and where to edit for active voice constructions in your academic writing.
Techniques for coherent, analytical lit reviews.
Strategies to engage the public in your research topic.
Be sure your application shows the significance of your work while focusing on your most compelling accomplishments.
How to practice and perform anti-racist research, teaching, and service.
Part 2: Strategies to extend your monograph’s reach.
Part 1: Strategies to extend your journal article’s reach.
How to demonstrate feasibility in your proposal’s budget and justifying some of those out of the norm expenses.
The criticism that some academic writing can be difficult to read shouldn’t be ignored.
The use of jargon can be effective in journal articles and grant applications – but use it sparingly when writing for a wider audience.
How to lighten your reader’s cognitive load in your academic writing.
A six-step approach for doing the (seemingly) impossible task of applying reviewer feedback to your journal article.
Ineffective colour can make an otherwise compelling image incomprehensible.
The singular “they” and your power to choose as an academic writer.
There are many tools that measure readability scores, but few contexts in which they’re useful for academics.
The political and persuasive significance of being intentionally hard to understand.
How to immerse yourself in the linguistic world in which your readers live, write, and think.