Academic Writing Tips that work for commencing RHD and PhD students

Yesterday I reviewed a doctoral consortium paper for a fellow phd student here at UQ.  I thought I might as well put some of the comments I made up as a blog post.  I want to be sure I just document up some tips or advice for students writing their first doctoral consortium paper.  For …

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AMCIS 2012: “Continued use of intelligent decision aids and auditor knowledge: qualitative evidence”

So, I submitted a paper to AMCIS 2012, an academic conference to be held in Seattle this year (http://amcis2012.aisnet.org/).  The paper was accepted (“I also think that this should generate some interesting discussion and hopefully receive further guidance to help the authors publish their work in a journal”) and so I am off to Seattle …

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Mac OSX, Scrivener and Word for Academic writing

Well, about 18 months ago I bought a new Macbook Pro.  I had sworn that Mr Gates’ hegemony had to deliver on Windows 7, and, although it was OK, it was not quite to the standard I wanted.  So I thought that, as I am currently doing my phd full time, it would be a …

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Scrivener – Draft academic template for academic writing

At the urging of Twitter user beautyiswhatudo, I have posted up here my academic template for writing journals and publications according to a somewhat generally accepted approach.  The reader can download the Scrivener 2.0.4 template here. I do have some notes for someone intending to use this template; these notes are included in the Academic template. …

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Using Scrivener and EndNote together on Mac OSX

And so, some time ago I bought a Macbook.  And then I found the killer apps that I needed to write my thesis.  Scrivener, hands down, is the best writing tool on PC or Mac.  There is now a PC version, at least in beta, and although it’s not as mature as the Mac OSX …

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