An Academic Approach to Writing in Academia

Ashley Hood, PhD

A roundup of posts by Dr. Eric Sentell, who takes a scholarly approach to writing advice, complete with historic and literary references.

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A Smorgasbord of Grant Writing Pointers with a Side of Wit

Ashley Hood, PhD

Excellent food for thought and a generous portion of style pointers and common mistakes.

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Using Content-Lexical Ties To Connect Ideas in Writing

Eric Sentell, PhD

You may have been told that your writing doesn’t flow well, but were you taught what that meant? Were you told how to fix it?

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Three Tips for Writing to Non-Specialists

Eric Sentell, PhD

We often have broader audiences than our fellow specialists. Here are three tips for writing to non-specialists, from a writing specialist.

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Making Writing More Memorable and Persuasive 

Eric Sentell, PhD

Schema theory can help you achieve compelling, influential memorability in your grant proposals, scholarly articles, and other writing. 

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Finding Community on Twitter: Why I Plugged In

Rachel Bonami, PhD

Missing those impromptu hallway chats of ye olde February 2020? Consider turning to Twitter .

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Not All Pandemic Heroes Wear Capes: Science Help for Homebound Kids

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

There is no better time to convince folks that science is essential. Here are some heroes who are taking lessons to families online.

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Take Care with Case Studies

The Edge for Scholars

Scientists know that case studies are far from definitive, but many in the public don't. Discuss case studies with these tips in mind.

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Optimizing Colors for Projected Presentations

Sephirus Communications

Solutions to common problems when colors vary between your monitor and the projector.

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2019 Year in Review

Helen Bird

A Year at the Edge

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