writing

How to write a good introduction in three steps

A while ago my colleague Daan Andriessen brought the ‘Swales three move model for introductions’ to my attention. Very practical, because a well-written introduction can help you in producing a well-written article. Therefore I would like to introduce you to the ‘3 moves’, this is the version of James Luberda.…

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The importance of doing nothing

PhD students are busy. Always, basically. And if you are not actually doing something, then this whole PhD thing is still in your head. 24/7. Always the feeling that you need to do useful stuff, because, if you are not doing anything useful, what are you doing? The guilt. And…

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About research and vulnerability

Vulnerability, a scary word. Research. Scary word as well. Brené Brown researched vulnerability. And this is what happened. “So, I’ll start with this: a couple of years ago, an event planner called me because I was going to do a speaking event. And she called, and she said, “I’m really…

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