May 8, 2017
The secret to being a good science writer is thinking like a reader.
Are you thinking about joining our science writing competition but not sure where to start? Well, I’m not on the judging panel and cannot speak on their behalf, but here are some tips I’ve found to be useful as an editor of a science news portal and more importantly, as a reader.
Continue reading An Editor’s Science Writing Cheat Sheet
May 2, 2017
Russian State Social University is honored to host the XXIII NATE – Russia International Convention and English Language Expo. National Association of Teachers of English (NATE) is the national professional bodyrepresenting teachers of English throughout Russia. Continue reading XXIII NATE – Russia International Convention and English Language Expo, 30 May – 03 June’17 Moscow, Russia
April 24, 2017
Ruth Behar won a MacArthur fellowship in 1988 when she was only 31. She brings deep intelligence, warmth, and a passionate vulnerability to her work as a professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan and a fiction writer, poet, essayist, and filmmaker. “The experience of being uprooted from Cuba as a child,” she said, in an interview for the Scholars Talk Writing series, “left a hole inside me that gives me the humility and the deep uncertainty from which all my writing stems.” Continue reading Scholars Talk Writing: Ruth Behar
April 17, 2017
No one likes job hunting. Scouring through online jobs boards, spiffing up your résumé, prepping for grueling interviews — none of it’s fun. But perhaps the most challenging part of the process is writing an effective cover letter. There’s so much conflicting advice out there, it’s hard to know where to start. Indeed, in an age of digital communication, many might question whether you even need a cover letter anymore. Continue reading How to Write a Cover Letter
April 10, 2017
Be intentional about writing and make it a part of your daily routine rather than a chore. I tend to do a lot of my writing early in the morning when my family is still asleep. I typically wake up at 4 a.m., grab breakfast, and then get to my computer to begin writing. Some may prefer to write in the evening, at a coffee shop, or at the library. The time and location do not matter as long as writing becomes a part of your daily schedule. Continue reading How to Make Time for Research and Writing
April 06, 2017
Summarising your journal paper effectively helps to ensure that it reaches the right audience, say James Hartley and Guillaume Cabanac. Continue reading Career advice: how to write the perfect abstract for your article
March 27, 2017
I experienced the first rejections of my scientific career when I applied to graduate school. I had graduated as the top student from my undergraduate program, but I didn’t get into my top choice for grad school. In fact, about half my applications were met with rejection. I did not know how to cope. Continue reading Learning from Rejections
March 21, 2017
This week, more than 6,000 educators from across the globe will come to Seattle, Washington, USA, for the 2017 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo. The largest of its kind in the world, the annual convention is organized by TESOL International Association, the professional association for nearly 13,000 teachers of English to speakers of other languages. Continue reading 2017 TESOL International Convention to Bring Thousands of English Language Educators to Seattle
February 22, 2017
If you have finished your coursework and passed your comprehensive exams, then what stands between you and your degree is completing and defending your dissertation proposal. Completing a proposal requires you to design and align your problem statement, purpose of study, and research questions.
Continue reading New Webinar on the Dissertation Proposal: Aligning the Problem, Purpose, and Research Questions