Search type Search syntax
Tags [tag]
Exact "words here"
Author user:1234
user:me (yours)
Score score:3 (3+)
score:0 (none)
Answers answers:3 (3+)
answers:0 (none)
isaccepted:yes
hasaccepted:no
inquestion:1234
Views views:250
Sections title:apples
body:"apples oranges"
URL url:"*.example.com"
Favorites infavorites:mine
infavorites:1234
Status closed:yes
duplicate:no
migrated:no
wiki:no
Types is:question
is:answer
Exclude -[tag]
-apples
For more details on advanced search visit our help page
Results tagged with Search options answers only user 73

Academic writing is intended for a critical and informed audience, based on closely investigated knowledge, and posits ideas or arguments.

2
votes
Consider emphasizing the potential personal benefits that come with good communications skills: Organizing information in an easily accessible manner makes others more likely to read your writing
answered Dec 6 '13 by eykanal
22
votes
There is nothing wrong with making public an image created with Mathematica; that's the whole point of the software. The license restricts your rights regarding what you can do with the software packa …
answered May 30 '14 by eykanal
31
votes
, it forced the student to write down their progress, which was invariably ridiculously useful when the student actually started writing their thesis. Staple together a few of these sections and the … methods, and often a good part of the background, was written for you. Secondly, it gave everyone a chance to practice their professional writing in a casual lab setting. No one felt threatened and …
answered Apr 24 '14 by eykanal
12
votes
To extend aeismail's comment slightly, a good critical analysis will not only summarize and critique findings, but also extrapolate conclusions from multiple studies to support/disprove current theori …
answered Dec 11 '13 by eykanal
20
votes
If you're working with Word documents, Word 2007 included a very nifty merge changes feature. This online help document from microsoft.com details how it works, but doesn't really do the feature justi …
answered Apr 24 '12 by eykanal
1
vote
Don't overthink things here. I recommend something like the following: I began my research in this field by investigating bla bla bla (refs). discovered that bla bla bla (refs), leading to our re …
answered Apr 4 '16 by eykanal
13
votes
From what I've seen, you've just described perfectly what many professors would view as the "ideal postdoc". As one of the main goals of your postdoctoral training is to gain experience writing your …
answered Apr 3 '12 by eykanal
25
votes
Generally speaking, any critiques should be brief and directed (i.e., "the cited works failed to consider <X> in their analysis", "to simplify their model, they assumed <X>, whereas in reality <Y>"). …
answered Aug 8 '12 by eykanal
14
votes
Consider the point of the talk; you want to convey to the audience what it is you did and what your results were. Similar to a paper, you'll want just enough background to bring those who aren't famil …
answered Oct 4 '12 by eykanal
0
votes
The ideal way to perform research is to begin with a set of questions. If new questions are generated based on the data, that's all well and good, but unless the findings actually invalidate the quest …
answered Aug 19 '15 by eykanal
4
votes
I would recommend both, for exactly the reasons you stated. Hire a proofreader to maintain a high quality current professional image, and take English language lessons to ensure that you can maintain …
answered Nov 16 '12 by eykanal
42
votes
writing; you'll need to buy a third-party solution to manage your bibliography LaTeX Advantages: It's just text; anyone can edit your file You don't have to worry about layout, it's all automatic …
answered Nov 23 '12 by eykanal