Tag: writing

106 Software to draw illustrative figures in papers 2012-04-12T06:17:32.993

96 Choice of personal pronoun in single-author papers 2012-08-23T03:54:25.067

80 How to train students to write high-quality research papers? 2017-08-02T05:20:33.670

75 What are the advantages or disadvantages of using LaTeX for writing scientific publications 2012-11-23T15:26:13.317

73 Use of first person in a PhD Thesis 2012-11-28T06:54:22.920

72 Should I learn to use LaTeX to write up a History Masters Thesis? 2014-03-09T12:45:38.047

70 How to write an academic paper for the first time? 2013-08-20T07:29:13.853

69 Why use version control systems for writing a paper? 2012-11-15T04:50:28.513

69 Do Asian authors have a different style of academic writing from European authors? 2014-08-03T15:18:08.120

62 How should I communicate that I do not hold the views expressed in a paper I wrote 2015-11-10T01:49:42.100

58 What's the point in "the paper is structured as follows"? 2012-09-30T15:14:56.160

58 In what tense (present/past) should papers be written? 2012-10-05T15:11:04.447

58 How to write a strong introduction into a research paper? 2014-01-01T18:17:32.343

56 Using nonstandard gender-neutral pronouns to refer to myself in academic writing 2017-08-01T12:09:20.120

53 How to make thesis-writing feel less tedious? 2015-01-22T21:00:47.953

50 How do I overcome fear of rejection when writing academic papers? 2012-09-17T11:41:09.570

46 How do I improve my rewriting and editing skills? 2013-02-02T12:19:54.143

45 Simplest way to jointly write a manuscript? 2012-04-24T08:20:45.037

44 What is the difference between Abstract, conclusion and summary? 2013-04-11T19:00:21.170

43 Is using the phrase "... is left as an exercise for the reader" considered good style in academic papers/theses? 2014-05-01T09:34:59.660

42 Writing papers in language X and translating to English vs. writing papers in English to begin with? 2012-07-21T08:34:50.197

42 How can we promote better writing skills in academic education? 2014-04-24T13:16:00.410

41 How to find ways to proofread English in papers 2012-06-24T22:23:50.587

41 The use of words such as "clearly", "obviously" etc. in a technical paper 2013-06-27T16:08:47.680

40 How to avoid the repetition of "I" while writing a cover letter for an academic job? 2013-10-03T09:19:34.930

40 Is it OK to publish a book as an undergraduate? 2017-12-18T16:44:21.143

39 How generous should I be with citations? 2015-05-30T18:31:47.687

39 Is it wrong to start your abstract with a question? 2017-11-22T04:14:55.733

38 Is there an internet Git-like repository for collaboration on a paper? 2012-11-12T22:24:44.813

38 Collaborative paper-writing with non-LaTeX-using colleagues 2015-05-07T10:44:58.033

37 What to check when examining paper proofs? 2012-08-23T10:18:56.667

37 Choosing the title of a paper: are provocative titles better? 2013-05-09T22:18:22.747

37 Should I write a paper on open-source software I've built? 2014-04-26T10:44:04.967

37 How should one interpret a requirement that a proposal in pure math be "jargon-free?" 2015-01-06T08:11:46.843

36 Is it mandatory to include the registered trademark symbol ® next to the name of a computer program? 2014-05-27T19:45:36.107

34 What are the key features of a short (15 min) conference presentation? 2012-10-04T00:31:20.377

34 Resources on how to overcome writer's block, especially for non-native English speakers? 2013-01-31T18:17:04.317

33 How can I cite the same reference in successive sentences? 2013-06-08T07:18:14.923

33 What suggestions should I make when reviewing a poorly written paper? 2014-02-18T17:11:12.947

33 Writing someone else's master's thesis: Unethical and illegal? 2016-04-24T08:54:00.773

33 How to handle a common misconception when writing a Master's thesis? 2016-11-10T16:26:25.383

32 Can I reuse part of a paper for my thesis? 2012-06-05T13:05:19.623

32 How to reduce a paper's size for a page limited conference? 2013-02-13T07:29:03.523

32 Is it worth it to master LaTeX or MS Word? 2015-10-19T19:39:59.850

31 What to do when a referee wants to criticize someone else through me 2015-01-09T16:54:38.740

31 Citing two authors with the same surname – is it worth noting that they are distinct people? 2017-06-23T05:27:51.937

30 How to improve technical writing 2012-03-15T04:04:10.343

30 Any place for people with fear of writing? 2014-03-12T23:29:20.920

30 Crippling anxiety when writing grant applications 2014-10-17T01:01:28.423

29 Academic pipeline: How many papers should you have under review? 2013-01-11T14:51:03.950

29 What are some good books to read in order to improve my academic writing? 2015-06-04T12:32:35.140

29 How to deal with a coauthor who introduces errors 2015-11-12T17:02:18.027

29 My PhD advisor is writing most of an article without considering some of my inputs 2017-07-28T03:35:41.913

28 Dissertation acknowledgements 2012-05-29T14:46:11.027

28 How to cite earlier work, discovered only at the end, that claims similar results to a recently completed project? 2015-03-13T12:41:08.730

28 How to avoid gender bias when writing letters of recommendation? 2015-12-22T16:41:23.387

27 How should I deal with a professor whose weak language proficiency is disturbing our paper's writing quality? 2013-01-30T20:42:04.077

26 How do you "grow your own" post doc opportunity? 2012-04-02T19:45:07.137

26 When and why a scientific technical report is written? 2012-04-25T14:00:43.497

26 In writing a paper, how far can criticism of previous works go? 2012-08-08T16:53:10.513

26 What year to use when citing second editions of books 2012-08-28T11:48:43.963

26 How to write a Ph.D. thesis Introduction chapter? 2013-08-26T01:46:03.853

26 Running out of Algebraic Symbols 2015-01-31T11:50:30.493

26 How is a paper with multiple authors usually written? 2015-02-13T00:06:18.477

26 150%, 1.5 times, 1.5× or 1.5-fold 2016-04-28T05:11:38.543

26 Is it a good practice to end a mathematical equation with a comma or a period in a scientific article? 2017-09-16T12:34:28.883

25 How common is it to write out a script for a talk? What are the benefits? 2012-03-06T02:00:40.300

25 How to approach American English vs. British English spelling in a paper? 2012-10-19T11:54:35.563

25 How detailed should proofs be in a mathematical PhD thesis? 2015-02-03T11:31:22.063

23 Issue tracking when writing a paper 2012-12-01T16:42:06.127

23 Is specifying a minimum word count beneficial for academic writing? 2013-12-09T05:01:36.093

23 Is there an optimum time to leave between writing and self-proofreading? 2014-07-21T19:43:56.630

23 How should you refer to yourself in a paper? 2015-03-31T15:38:50.873

22 How can I encourage my advisor to adopt better work practices? 2012-07-08T06:16:13.107

22 Isn't ghostwriting reverse-plagiarism? 2012-10-10T14:43:21.093

22 What are good principles for creating figures? 2013-05-28T20:37:45.807

22 Are there any good strategies for conveying the true significance of the results that look obvious post factum? 2014-09-20T21:46:25.900

22 How do academics find time to write books? 2015-01-03T22:04:37.490

22 Getting secondary citations right 2015-01-08T10:24:21.683

22 Should I apologize to my coauthors for being slow to finish a paper draft? 2016-06-09T05:45:36.407

22 Claiming that the model is the first model of its kind 2016-11-20T21:35:29.407

21 Good book on English for academic writing and speaking for non-native speakers 2013-09-22T23:35:57.057

21 Emphasizing in paper: italic or bold? 2013-11-12T06:43:09.710

21 Does significant editing of a paper with the possibility of minor contributions to its scientific content warrant co-authorship? 2014-09-23T15:11:06.303

21 Is it a good idea for a nonnative English speaker to have native speakers help make the English in statement of purpose perfect? 2014-11-03T14:36:16.933

21 Choosing a title for a research paper 2017-01-03T13:43:39.443

21 Using slang in a Scientific Paper 2017-08-18T22:05:44.873

20 How to write tedious algebraic manipulations 2017-01-23T09:48:46.783

19 How do you thematically include accidental findings ("serendipity") in a dissertation or paper? 2013-02-11T16:34:12.587

19 How to deal with "too descriptive" comment in dissertation proposal feedback? 2013-12-11T12:39:51.707

19 How to decide the appropriate level of explanation for math in academic papers? 2015-01-31T18:02:23.947

19 Motivation to write the dreaded dissertation 2015-11-12T00:08:59.363

19 In a thesis, is it appropriate to allude to results obtained later on? 2017-06-18T10:19:20.330

18 Abbreviations in journal papers 2012-04-30T14:29:22.070

18 Can I use contractions in my thesis? 2012-07-14T16:44:59.293

18 Present math for non-mathematicians 2012-10-14T20:01:14.047

18 What is the standard/recommended font to use in papers? 2014-08-07T10:04:21.087

18 Can an emotional letter of motivation be harmful in a PhD application? 2015-01-13T17:23:55.987

18 How to refer to an author whose last name can be confused with a pronoun? 2015-04-08T03:01:27.540