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Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (November, 2nd 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. 23 things for research. This time, I do not suggest an entry in a blog, but the 23 posts of a blog. This blog is an online learning programme for researchers, students and staff at the University of Oxford. Link

2. Commenting on scientific papers. This […]

By |Saturday, November 2 2013|Research, Teaching|Comments Off on Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (November, 2nd 2013)

Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 28th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Maintaining Parallel Structure (Or, One of These Things is Not Like the Other). Lengthy lists or complex series of items may be difficult for a reader to understand unless every item is in the same grammatical form as the other items. This post explains how […]

By |Friday, September 27 2013|Research|Comments Off on Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 28th 2013)

Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 7th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Open Access Explained! On the way of the last week, this videos exposes what Open Access is in a easy way. Link

2. Put your money where your citations are. This post introduces a proposal for a new funding system. This new proposals are very interesting […]

By |Friday, September 6 2013|Private, Research|Comments Off on Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 7th 2013)

Weekly summary (July, 20th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. The value of academic writing is in its ability to channel further thought. This post exposes that the attempts to measure the value of academic writing in formal assessments have been profoundly damaging both to thought and academic literature. Link

2. The Open Journal Project. This […]

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Weekly summary (June, 15th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Batman is better than Superman. Today I decided to select this post for two reasons: 1) I am a big fan of superheroes, especially Batman, and 2) by the author’s explanation of how this knowledge we can improve our sales. It’s a very entertaining post. […]

By |Friday, June 14 2013|Private, Research, Teaching|Comments Off on Weekly summary (June, 15th 2013)

Weekly summary (june, 8th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Avoiding plagiarism. Here you can find the continuation of the post of the last week where we talked about the existing types of plagiarism. It is a post which explains some basic ideas to avoid plagiarism. Link

2. Figures size. The second suggestion of the week […]

By |Friday, June 7 2013|Private, Research|Comments Off on Weekly summary (june, 8th 2013)