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A blog about imagining futures, social and environmental change, and doing a PhD…


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‘I am a worm’ (Continued…)

Part 2: writing 

Professor Simon Peyton Jones’s (SPJ) lecture is specifically about a) how to write good research papers and b) in computer science. ¬†Neither of these are relevant to me at the moment (in the case of the former) and, I can only assume, never will be (in the case of the latter), but I think that what he has to say about writing clearly and concisely is valuable to anyone writing in academia, whatever discipline and for whatever publication. I won’t write a huge long post about what he says because it’s much more fun to watch it for yourself, but I’ve picked out a few key points. Continue reading

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