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To recognize and remove biased language from your own letters of recommendation, you’ll need to locate and remove the inappropriate use of hedges and intensifiers.
Three steps to make sure you get the help you need.
A four-part outline for developing a SSHRC or NSERC module on training highly qualified personnel.
If you find that your writing often ends weakly, you may be giving away too many of your secrets in the openings of your work.
If you need help quantifying your work, it is best to first consult your university’s subject librarians.
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.