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Today my thesis makes me feel like this: ‘aaaaargh!’

My arguments are usually over within about five minutes of them starting, so trying to keep a clear argument across a thesis is proving tricky. I’ve always been a peace-keeper, perhaps that is why I am more used to being devils advocate than asserting my point of view. Keeping focussed, and precise, narrowing the topic… Continue reading Today my thesis makes me feel like this: ‘aaaaargh!’

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It’s finally getting to the ‘really scary’ phase…

On my computer I have a lovely folder titled ‘Chapters’ and within this folder is several sub-folders with each chapter title. Within each of these folders are several documents: my current ‘draft’ of the chapter and several documents of things to be ‘added in’ or notes from ¬†particular sources. Each chapter document also holds all… Continue reading It’s finally getting to the ‘really scary’ phase…

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‘When Autumn Passed Me By’, the final performance

My final performance study has been keeping me pretty occupied for the last two months. There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes before anyone even thinks about the stage side of it. Ethics reviews done; risk assessments at the ready; props gathered; participant calls, information sheets and questions designed… ¬†In November, during several… Continue reading ‘When Autumn Passed Me By’, the final performance

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Plagirism of blogs and academic blogging

Plagirism of blogs and academic blogging

This article made me very cross as you can imagine! Lucy Williams in trying to share and disseminate her research more widely, found herself culprit of others plagiarising her material. At the very least one would hope the media outlets linked to these improper uses of someone else’s material, should make amends and rectify the author name given. My blog has remained largely detached and without too much detail about my research. I was always concerned about this, finding the balance between under and over sharing. This article re-iterates my concerns. Any comments? Let me know your thoughts below.