How to keep a research journal

This post links to my contribution to the Lex Academic Blog, in which I write about how to keep a research journal.
Image of the cover for the book "how to make the most of your research journal": a journal surrounded by items used for journaling

Author talk: Making the most of your research journal

As part of the fabulous Phd Life Raft symposium organised by the magnificent Dr Emma Brodzinski, I was invited to an author talk about my book Making the Most of Your Research Journal. It was a great pleasure to oblige, and I thoroughly enjoyed that exciting experience.
Slide cover depicting text "Journaling: do you want to pug in or unplug?"

Research journaling: Journal across boundaries

This is a recorded conversation between Dr Janet Salmons of MethodSpace SAGE and Dr Nicole Brown explaining how to journal across boundaries. This video is similar to the one that we recorded for the NVivo conference Transcending Boundaries in Qualitative Research. 

Article: Making sense of cultural bumps – Supporting GTAs with teaching

This article reports on a study with over 100 Graduate Teaching Assistants exploring experiences of ‘cultural bumps’ at a UK University.

Article: Partnership in learning

This paper outlines two distinct staff-student collaborations and how such a partnership may innovate teaching practices.

Reflections about plagiarism

Plagiarism is a socio-cultural issue. This is about academic integrity and the reputation of an institution and the degree that is awarded. I would not want to hold an academic degree that is devalued in such way that many people were able to cheat their way through it. This is a reflective piece of writing on plagiarism and what it feels like for an academic.

Which kind of teacher are you?

The result of a wide-ranging study provides an insight into the kind of teacher you may be. According to the findings there are four major types of teachers: the idealist, the moderate, the practitioner and the rationalist.

Action plan template

Download an action plan from here