#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.

#AskDrEditor: How to write clear objectives for your research grant proposal

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece covers four essential characeristics of clear and effective research objectives for grant proposals: “How to write clear objectives for your research grant proposal: They are the bricks that you’re laying on the path towards your goal.” Have a question you want meContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to write clear objectives for your research grant proposal”

#AskDrEditor: How to review a book you don’t like without destroying your professional relationships

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece discusses how to review your acquaintances’ books in a critical, honest, yet diplomatic way: “How to review a book you don’t like without destroying your professional relationships” Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me or ask me on Twitter at @shortishard.

#AskDrEditor: How to write an effective title for your next journal article

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece discusses what makes a compelling title, from the perspective of both the research literature and human readers: “How to write an effective title for your next journal article” Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me or ask me on Twitter at @shortishard.

#AskDrEditor: The NIH R01 for Canadians: Advice for first-time applicants to the U.S. health funding giant

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece provides three must-read tips for Canadian researchers applying to the NIH R01 for the first time: “The NIH R01 for Canadians: Advice for first-time applicants to the U.S. health funding giant.” Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me or ask meContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: The NIH R01 for Canadians: Advice for first-time applicants to the U.S. health funding giant”