#AskDrEditor: Diversity in citation practices: auditing your list of references contributes to better science

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece offers three suggestions to citing ethically and diversifying your citation practices: “Diversity in citation practices: auditing your list of references contributes to better science.” Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me or ask me on Twitter at @shortishard.

Getting Into In-House Research Grants Editing

Did you enjoy this webinar? If so, you may also enjoy my 12-part course, “Editing Academic Research Grants in Canada.” In the order in which they are mentioned, here are the references & resources for this webinar: My column for University Affairs, “Ask Dr. Editor,” has lots of advice on writing effective grant applications. IContinue reading “Getting Into In-House Research Grants Editing”

Getting Started in In-House Grants Editing in Canada (Part 1 of 4)

So, you’re interested in editing academic research grants in-house at a university, institute, or research hospital. You have editing experience, good writing and communication skills, and maybe even an academic background. What next? That’s what I asked our four experts: Tara McDonald, Annie Moore, Nandini Maharaj, and Brianna Wells.  These four women all have doctoral degrees, so they speakContinue reading “Getting Started in In-House Grants Editing in Canada (Part 1 of 4)”

What Do In-House Grants Editors Do? (Part 2 of 4)

The world of research funding contains within it diverse roles and plenty of opportunities for “job crafting”—that is, shaping a specific role so that it fits your unique strengths and interests. Let’s look at some different possibilities that exist for someone who works with academic research grants. Two of our experts work at universities (Nandini Maharajand BriannaContinue reading “What Do In-House Grants Editors Do? (Part 2 of 4)”

What Prepared You for In-House Grants Editing? (Part 3 of 4)

Many roads lead to Rome, or so they say . . . Now, not all roads are going to lead to being proficient in research grants editing! However, in this post we see the variety of experiences and education that have helped our experts excel in their work. As with the other posts in thisContinue reading “What Prepared You for In-House Grants Editing? (Part 3 of 4)”