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'All aspects of reading for research and writing'

 

#phdchat tweet log - 19th December 2012

 

@NSRiazat - Topic for #phdchat tonight (7.30-8.30pm GMT) is 'all aspects of reading for research and writing' #phd (original tweet)

@CClements29 - I feel quite good about what I have got done today. I was worried I'd lose momentum once teaching finished but actually gaining it. #phdchat (original tweet)

@ESRC - Watch the ESRC student conference videos for first and final year - out now at http://t.co/fhnJ9FhO #esrcphd #phdchat (original tweet)

@londonaesthetik - Had a great day of stats analysis and now can take the evening off! #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - #phdchat @NSRiazat asked us to start without her this evening as she is at airport. Topic - all aspects of reading for research & writing (original tweet)

@lizith - #phdchat We all have to do a lot of reading whatever our discipline or methodology. It would be good if we could share how we find material (original tweet)

@LBA_OX12 - Any tips on how to keep up with reading when you're busy doing fieldwork/transcribing interviews? #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - #phdchat what kind of notes do we make and where do we keep them? What bibliographic tools have we found useful? (original tweet)

@lizith - @LBA_OX12 for me reading has been a series of waves, times when I do a lot & other times relatively little #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - @LBA_OX12 during transcribing phase, I was mainly reading about approaches to analysis & realising transcription was part of that #phdchat (original tweet)

@MaxineDance - @lizith I blog my notes. Hoping the combination of free web based storage and the possibility for sharing is going to work out :) #phdchat (original tweet)

@LBA_OX12 - @lizith Thx. Reassuring. #phdchat (original tweet)

@LBA_OX12 - @lizith Think I will be as well Planning to do some over hols #phdchat (original tweet)

@chrisajbrown - @lizith 'sustainable' notes have always been my problem. Make sense when writing them but storing & re-interpreting always an issue #phdchat (original tweet)

@LBA_OX12 - @lizith Google Scholar alerts & Zetoc R good for keeping in touch with new stuff. #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - @chrisajbrown for me a challenge has been differentiating the key texts & those that provide the backcloth #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - @LBA_OX12 and alerts on journal websites to keep up to date with citations of key literature #phdchat (original tweet)

@chrisajbrown - @lizith @lba_ox12 find its quite easy to 'forget' about reading when doing data work and refer back only t what's been read before #phdchat (original tweet)

@chrisajbrown - @lizith yeah coming into my topic relatively inexperienced, this was a particular challenge. #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - @chrisajbrown @lba_ox12 I've been surprised how much reading I've done in last 2/3 months while writing - finding lots of new stuff #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - @chrisajbrown @lba_ox12 I think some things I can only see significance of now in making links to my work - couldn't see it earlier #phdchat (original tweet)

@chrisajbrown - @lizith @lba_ox12 is it a bad thing not to continually read and then do a big lump? #phdchat (original tweet)

@MaxineDance - anyone have a structure that they follow every time u make notes? I seem to treat each paper differently might make hard in future? #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - @MaxineDance I used pro forma in http://t.co/WrzrquBI a bit, but my notes are very, very varied in depth & style #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - @MaxineDance did you see @ThomsonPat blogs on lit review - http://t.co/DzVWvA5Q useful as she says what she does - notes. etc. #phdchat (original tweet)

@MaxineDance - @lizith Ooo saw a link to that book on litreviewHQ blog other week http://t.co/3E4Jy8Fe I've got that framework somewhere.... #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - I'm about to be in two places at the same time - hopping between #phdchat and #eswphd :) (original tweet)

@AMLTaylor66 - @0lhos it might be useful if the timings were separate for each so can avail of both #eswphd #phdchat (original tweet)

@mjwalton13 - I usually read a lot and then write them up. It helps me to structure my writing if I know what I need to write. #phdchat (original tweet)

@DiscoverMitacs - #Gradstudents & #postdocs: #MitacsAccelerate provides funding for you to do #research with Cdn companies. #PhDchat http://t.co/DFY05g1G (original tweet)

@Paully232000 - @AMLTaylor66 @0lhos Yes, I take part in both too #phdchat #eswphd (original tweet)

@LBA_OX12 - Does the amount of reading stay constant throughout PhD or does it peak in drafting & rewriting lit review later on? #phdchat (original tweet)

@Paully232000 - @LBA_OX12 as i am researching it peaked at the start, less throughout but constant #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - @LBA_OX12 I found a peak in writing findings as well #phdchat (original tweet)

@ThomsonPat - @lizith @maxinedance you might look at http://t.co/pexcbROd #Phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - @ThomsonPat @maxinedance thanks for that - I really think we need to keep plugging your site and @thesiswhisper's :) #phdchat (original tweet)

@ThomsonPat - And a few other things on reading and noting http://t.co/CRKRNcW2 #Phdchat (original tweet)

@markchilds - #phdchat i never take notes. relevant reading goes straight into lit review and i construct it as i go. helps me see gaps (and saves time!) (original tweet)

@merry30 - I found that my reading really dipped during data collection and analysis. I didn't mean it to, and I regret it. #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - @markchilds should all lit be mentioned in lit review or can some appear for first time in analysis/discussion? #phdchat (original tweet)

@peripsyches - Just sketched an idea of a dissertation chapter regarding the phenomenological lifeworld and anxiety. It's nice to be creative. :-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@Notaphdthesis - I think I am going to be working on #phd over christmas #phdchat (original tweet)

@Ryan_RR_Ross - Some strong, useful advice tonight concerning reading/note-taking #phdchat (original tweet)

@LBA_OX12 - @merry30 Yes, I'm finding it hard to read & transcribe interviews as well. The '2 read' pile's getting higher. Any tips? #phdchat (original tweet)

@Paully232000 - @LBA_OX12 @merry30 I am at the same point and will only get worse, my folder of 'Not read' gets bigger by the day #phdchat (original tweet)

@Notaphdthesis - @lizith google scholar and google search both very good. Also university library e-service. #phdchat (original tweet)

@merry30 - @LBA_OX12 I suppose my main tip is "learn from my mistakes"!! Taking time from transcribing to read seems wasteful at the time :-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - #phdchat - well it's time to do the formal wrap up now :) I wish you and yours all the very best of the festivities - try to take a break :) (original tweet)

@Paully232000 - @markchilds @lizith I like to write notes by hand, helps me remember, & understand the paper i am reading better than solely typing #phdchat (original tweet)

@merry30 - @LBA_OX12 ... but it's not. I kept an eye on TOCs and Google Scholar alerts, but still have HUGE to read file #phdchat (original tweet)

@LBA_OX12 - @lizith Thx for leading this 2nite. Happy Xmas everyone. Next #phdchat is when? #phdchat (original tweet)

@LBA_OX12 - @merry30 I can sympathise with that as I'm going through that now #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith - @LBA_OX12 good question - I would watch for msgs from @NSRiazat but would guess next couple of weeks virtual festive food & drink #phdchat (original tweet)

@0lhos - #PhDchat with so much - the read (past) can get forgotten I find. I was advised: a 'no good' list can help avoid re-reading rejected stuff. (original tweet)

@christiepooh - Working on further synthesizing themes from my phenom interviews before I start writing up the analysis. #phdchat (original tweet)

@XarahC - @LBA_OX12 @lizith @NSRiazat @merry30 sorry I missed #phdchat tonight, always a busy time of year. Merry Xmas all, assume there's none nxt W? (original tweet)

@merry30 - @0lhos I have a file of 'not useful' items which I read/skimmed. Means I don't cover old ground too much. #phdchat (original tweet)

@XarahC - @christiepooh hey, haven't chatted with you for ages. How's it all going? Sounds like you're making good progress... #phdchat (original tweet)

@merry30 - @XarahC Not for me anyway - I'll probably be overdosing on port at the in-laws' house...! #phdchat #christmas @LBA_OX12 @lizith @NSRiazat (original tweet)

@merry30 - @LBA_OX12 It really eats your brain, doesn't it? I was dreaming about it by the end... #phdchat (original tweet)

@XarahC - @0lhos Was advised to keep spreadsheet in early days. Didn't do this well enough &should hav. Even bigger prob for cross-dicsipline #phdchat (original tweet)

@kyliesoanes - Check out the new advice compilation page by @DynamicEcology. A 'greatest hits' of research advice http://t.co/vgQy66DI #phdchat (original tweet)

@XarahC - @merry30 :) I'll be in your neck of the woods for a week or so, if I were to partake in port would raise a glass to our phd's ;) #phdchat (original tweet)

@k_goldstraw - #phdchat (original tweet)

@LBA_OX12 - @merry30 Yes it is - it seems to be taking over my head. Feeling lost when I'm not transcribing.... #phdchat (original tweet)

@merry30 - @LBA_OX12 Oh, I'm glad I'm not the only one who felt that way! #phdchat (Was very glad for it to be over by the time it was, though) (original tweet)

@MaxineDance - @0lhos a 'no good' list - genius idea, just genius. that's going to save me hours/days over the next 3 years I'm sure!! :) #phdchat (original tweet)

@ahm531 - @MaxineDance I start by setting a few questions and look for answers while reading the paper. #phdchat (original tweet)

@jlphistory - Just had the most amazing meeting with one of my fellow Disability Historians. I keep forgetting theres life after comps. #phdchat (original tweet)

@rmit_csit - 10 #Google #Search Tips All #Students Can Use http://t.co/4qzqRWrc #phdchat #teaching #HigherEd (original tweet)

@MaxineDance - @LBA_OX12 @merry30 For dealing with the 'to read' pile have you seen Inger's post? http://t.co/MV4O36hb #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat - Thanks all - next #phdchat will be first Wednesday in January 2013. Wishing everyone a lovely xmas break. :) (original tweet)

@ai1sa - woops had forgotten it was thursday/ #phdchat day ... will do a retrospective read, wishing wellness and productivity all round (original tweet)

@uflkel - Currently reading "Craft of Research" and "Elements of Style." Any other must read books to become a better writer in academia? #phdchat (original tweet)

@ma_me_ga - @uflkel I like King, Keohane, & Verba, and Geddes paper called: How the cases you choose affect the answers you get #phdchat (original tweet)

@lilylai - Linstone and Turoff's the Delphi method PDF: must read if interested in using as a consultation exercise http://t.co/i33rdZSs #phdchat (original tweet)

@RMITsgr - What not to do in a thesis conclusion, part 1: Christmas present 5 http://t.co/y9oN2lq6 by @ThomsonPat #phdchat #phdadvice #thesis (original tweet)

@BurcuBaykurt - Anyone interested in reading a 10-page paper on the history of lobbying regulation in the US and sharing their feedback with me? #phdchat (original tweet)

@kyliesoanes - "Reason for deadline extension: impending apocalypse." That'll work, right? #phdchat #acwri (original tweet)

@gawbul - Uploaded 1013 tweets for the Wednesday 19/12/2012 session to http://t.co/I3uvDZ5C (cc @gawbul) #phdchat. (original tweet)

@gawbul - Excellent! I think that worked :) #phdchat #eswphd (original tweet)

@Cornishman100 - Nearly finished 2nd year report!! Only 1 chapter to go!! Might actually get an evening off Friday! #rare #phdchat (original tweet)

@fudgeh0g - @kyliesoanes: "Reason for deadline extension: impending apocalypse." #phdchat I'm HOPING for apocalypse so I don't have to write up! (original tweet)

@JeffreyKeefer - 5 more minutes checking Tweets then to writing I go #phdchat (original tweet)

@JeffreyKeefer - Time to write. Where is that #pomodorp app . . . #phdchat (original tweet)

@srossmktg - May also reread the dissertation and start reading for other working papers in the pipeline, now that Feb 7 defense looks imminent. #phdchat (original tweet)

@IamOkema - Income Inequality in America: The Decline of the "Great Equalizer" http://t.co/EqobXVq1 | #highered #phdchat - long but interesting. (original tweet)

@Tetracarbon - A video Christmas message from your professor. #PhDchat #edChat http://t.co/A1Vd2BuM (original tweet)

@wcyeong - @phdcomics Happy Christmas and Happy New Year! #phdchat (original tweet)

@drwcarter - The university might be closing down on Friday but today is Wednesday. You can still get something done before the break. #phdchat #phdforum (original tweet)

@drwcarter - If you are graduating in May you might have some paperwork to file 6 months ahead of time. Dec is 6 mos behind May. #phdforum #phdchat (original tweet)

@jbirdy81 - @uflkel For better journal articles, try Wendy Laura Belcher's Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks #phdchat #writing (original tweet)

@professorgnomez - Love being #ABD and getting "RP" instead of a grade. But it should really be "RIP" but really: Research in Progress" #phdchat #gradschool (original tweet)

@RMITsgr - A Grad Student Guide to Developing Your Professional ProfilePart 2: For Professional Careers in Academia http://t.co/V1l6GQY0 #phdchat (original tweet)

@srossmktg - Winter break goals: 1) finish up diss/defense ppt 2) proposal grant 3) TCR proposal 4) 3 papers 5) #MKT455 prep 6) learn R/Bayesian #phdchat (original tweet)

@kyliebudge - Got so distracted with loveliness of state library as study spot today that progress was slow. Home now & powering #disappointing #phdchat (original tweet)

@njhoughton - Ethics application signed and submitted ... one more step done ...#phdchat (original tweet)

@gilliangodsell - @RMITsgr: What not to do in a thesis conclusion, part 1: Christmas present 5 http://t.co/RxhS9B7l @ThomsonPat #phdchat #phdadvice #thesis (original tweet)

@gilliangodsell - @JeffreyKeefer: Time to write. Where is that #pomodorp app . . . #phdchat (original tweet)

@deborahbrian - @JeffreyKeefer I like this one: https://t.co/pwAcVq8v #pomodoro #productivity #phdchat #my2cents (original tweet)

@christiepooh - Ch 4 is underway. #phdchat (original tweet)

@MareeConway - Broken through with my PhD topic - who manages universities in the future? - by letting go of my past as a university manager :) #phdchat (original tweet)

@TeresaSomes - Confession: did no work today. Not a sausage. #christmaspreparation #phdchat #acwri (original tweet)

@USdreaminEU - Oh great! @JG_THE: Another gem from the 2012 THE archive: Why today's PhD students need a Plan B. #PhDchat http://t.co/6aBDQQ15 (original tweet)

@lindathestar - Inbox has gone from >700 unread to 33. Whoop! Hope I haven't deleted anything important. #phdchat (original tweet)

@cemathieson - Amen to that RT @timeshighered "Part-timers don't get support they need or credit they deserve" http://t.co/d6YOdbr9 #ecrchat #phdchat (original tweet)

@EmmaBurnettx - So if tomorrow is apocalypse day, then I'd really like to get my Methodology chapter finished today #lastchance #phdchat (original tweet)

@EmmaBurnettx - @justdahneetsa good luck! Is it all coming together? #phdchat (original tweet)

@amandalastoria - this is me right now: http://t.co/8j68HHxC #phdchat (original tweet)

@PhDelirium - PhD CARTOON/ Solution antivol: "je dors avec mon doctorat" http://t.co/OEgQyJAH #phdchat (original tweet)

@evalantsoght - Another day, another journal paper #phdchat (original tweet)

@global_tweety - NCPACS offers 3PhD studentships for #peacebuilding #conflict transformation research http://t.co/ubV755SM #phdchat #academia (original tweet)

@DeeClayton - Any tips #phd researchers on improving writing style? Needs to be more academic & critical! still too consultancy, & "loose". #phdchat (original tweet)

@andrenarchy - Total bescheuert: "Ich muss mindestens 12 Verffentlichungen vorweisen um promoviert zu werden." - ein Doktorand der Elektrotechnik #phdchat (original tweet)

@rob_dphillips - good list for #funding #phdchat http://t.co/pvWfjgP5 (original tweet)

@MaxineDance - @DeeClayton Have you read Helen Sword's blog/book/interviews? #phdchat Or Inger's post on deliberate practice? http://t.co/vC0ursMM (original tweet)

@MaxineDance - @jbirdy81 @uflkel @deeclayton check out this conversation too! #phdchat PS-I'm trying not to say "who says you have to change your style" ;) (original tweet)

@gawbul - Updated my script! Output now looks like this https://t.co/j8aixfA8 #eswphd (fixed hashtag search link too) - Will do the same for #phdchat! (original tweet)

@dsquintana - Slides from a presentation I just did at Oslo Uni on #oxytocin, heart rate variability & social dysfunction - http://t.co/AbhXa75R #PhDchat (original tweet)

@strictlykaren - @SAGEManagement: The importance of Blogging for Academia- interview with blogger Dan Nexon http://t.co/LK5HoIWk #blog #SM #phdchat #acwri (original tweet)

@strictlykaren - @sarahthesheepu @lizith @markchilds @notaphdthesis this may be discipline specific,nursing phds need to specify search strategy #phdchat (original tweet)

@Gtrombone - Ignore tomorrow, the sun will run out of hydrogen in 5 billion years. PhD thesis to be submitted the week before. No extension. #phdchat (original tweet)

@charley_farley - Once again, engineers enable my PhD. I can see I'm going to have to trade them some proof-reading when handing-in time arrives #PhDchat (original tweet)

@rmit_csit - 15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better #Online #Researchers http://t.co/F2IOMoiV #HigherEd #teaching #learning #ictev #research #phdchat (original tweet)

@SarahGoodier - Students, if you're looking @ your #OnlinePresence over the holidays, keep these 10 things in mind => http://t.co/GCt05BLG #PhDChat (original tweet)

@annettenaudin - Can't concentrate today. #phdchat (original tweet)

@CME_Dundee - Congratulations to Dr Madawa Chandratilake who passed his PhD viva! Great work and well deserved #phdchat (original tweet)

@figshare - How do drugs work? - and why it matters http://t.co/yLjjgIP6 #phdchat #postdoc #science (original tweet)

@gawbul - Fixed a couple of bugs in my script where the username or hashtag was corrupted if it existed more than once in the tweet! #eswphd #phdchat (original tweet)

@EKSwitaj - @interactivate @K1Howard The 2nd year blues, or sophomore slump, is definitely a thing while working on the Ph.D. #phdchat (original tweet)

@gawbul - Still an issue if a hashtag (or username) is a substring of other hashtags, e.g. #phd in #phdchat. Working on that now! #eswphd #phdchat (original tweet)

@gawbul - Let me know if you see/notice anything else weird with the output :) #eswphd #phdchat (original tweet)

@DrSustainable - REF nightmares before Christmas http://t.co/r4vB8Iiy #ecrchat #ref #phdchat #phdadvice (original tweet)

@charlottefrost - Well done everyone who did #acwrimo in whatever form! http://t.co/nxMns1UY #acwri #phdchat (original tweet)

@hardy_alison - can anyone recommend a good guide to the delphi technique? #phdchat (original tweet)

@RyanPharmilton - Just submitted my SET for Britain abstract http://t.co/cVSqbAuI Finger's crossed it gets accepted! #PhDchat (original tweet)

@Nadine_Muller - New blog on #academia + #highered by experienced #ECR voice - @DrMagennis: https://t.co/rMW29Zd0 #lovehe #ecrchat #phdadvice #phdchat #phd (original tweet)

@PhDelirium_net - PhD CARTOON. With your PhD, everyday is a "paper party" #phdchat http://t.co/DfGY8LX0 (original tweet)

@JeffreyKeefer - I got some healthy writing done last night, and even did about 30 minutes this morning. Now, off to the office #phdchat (original tweet)

@jennachiapas - "@PhDelirium_net: PhD CARTOON. With your PhD, everyday is a "paper party" #phdchat http://t.co/EOzHLch5" so true great cartoon! (original tweet)

@tkpoeticlicence - Good old primary research!! #phdchat #phd http://t.co/3oLfOjsw (original tweet)

@JeffreyKeefer - @keithschofield Hope to submit the full draft on Monday, and then revise enough for it to go to the reviewers late January #phdchat (original tweet)

@AndyDMMitchell - What should you give your PhD supervisor for Christmas? The Thesis Whisperer http://t.co/56uSMOwy #loveld #phdchat (original tweet)

@Gtrombone - There are 6 long-tailed tits on the bird feeder. How do I know? Because I'm staring out of the window again. #phdchat #procrastination (original tweet)

@DrSustainable - Interesting analogy - Is higher education about to go the way of the music industry? http://t.co/yS6bMGjf #ecrchat #phdchat #highered (original tweet)

@gawbul - Sorted the substring bug, so now short substrings of other hashtags/usernames don't corrupt the html output! #eswphd #phdchat (original tweet)

@gawbul - Noticed a problem with unicode text too, i.e. Asian writing in relation to hashtags. Need to fix that too! #eswphd #phdchat (original tweet)

@uoebusiness - Call for papers for the First Annual Sustainable Business Mini Conference, a forum for leading edge #research http://t.co/Q7JogFLE #phdchat (original tweet)

@MarkAndrachuk - Enticed by the idea of publishing your thesis online? Be sure to read these words of caution http://t.co/oeVIofPS attn @raulpacheco #PhDchat (original tweet)

 

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