1. Prewrite as much as you can Most grants require sections that are similar to other grants. These include applicant bios; organisation bios; budget; and track record. Not to mention if you’re doing something that fits into a larger piece of work you like have a good idea of what it is you want to […]
Academic research is increasingly collaborative across all disciplines. 1,2,3,4 Yet being more collaborative does not necessarily increase productivity – certainly not on a per-author basis.5 Thus, as an ECR or PhD student it is a legitimate question to ask – should I join a team, build a team or go it alone?
How and why LinkedIn is such a powerful tool for establishing research collaborations with industry partners.
The is the final blog in the series on What could make a PhD program fail. This blog covers insufficient data about the program and its operations.
We’ve already looked at two other failure points – number of students and neglecting participants and knowledge transfer. Here, we look at making sure we plan well in advance of students starting – the fourth point of failure.
Failure to transfer knowledge We’ve already looked at two other failure points – number of students and neglecting participants (students and supervisors alike). Here, we look at the next failure point – failure to transfer (program) knowledge amongst key staff.
Last week we looked at student or supervisor neglect, this week its critical mass.
Failure – lack of success; the action or state of not functioning1
Cooperative Research Centres, Centres of Excellence, Centres of Research Excellence, Institutes, etc. are all large programs, usually have high (monetary) value
Depending on who or what you read (supposedly) there are 7 – 10 touchpoints before a sale is made or a collaboration formed. However, many of these sources have a vested interest monitoring these touchpoints – such as here, here and here. I have not been able to find much in the academic literature on […]