#AskDrEditor: How to structure your diversity statement for your academic job search

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece outlines a three-part structure of effective diversity statements to help you write your own: “How to structure your diversity statement for your academic job search: Be sure to define your terms, detail your experience and outline your future plans.” Have a questionContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to structure your diversity statement for your academic job search”

#AskDrEditor: Against utility and instrumentalization: Knowledge mobilization for the humanities

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece shares three strategies to implement when writing about knowledge mobilization in SSHRC applications, without treating your discipline as utilitarian: “Against utility and instrumentalization: Knowledge mobilization for the humanities.” Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me or ask me on Twitter at @shortishard.

#AskDrEditor: On internal alignment: Objectives, outcomes, outputs, and contributions in CIHR Project grant applications

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece discusses how to address the anticipated contributions of your research in your CIHR Project grant application: “On internal alignment: Objectives, outcomes, outputs, and contributions in CIHR Project grant applications.” Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me or ask me on TwitterContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: On internal alignment: Objectives, outcomes, outputs, and contributions in CIHR Project grant applications”

#AskDrEditor: Break bad rules: How to change language norms in your academic field, individually and systemically

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece gives three tips for challenging common problematic terminology and making a difference in your discipline: “Break bad rules: How to change language norms in your academic field, individually and systemically.“ Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me or ask me onContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: Break bad rules: How to change language norms in your academic field, individually and systemically”

#AskDrEditor: Making ambitious research look feasible

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece discusses how to tackle ambitious research goals in grant applications and successfully gain funding without scaling back your project:  “Making ambitious research look feasible: How to create global coherence and internal alignment in your research grant applications.” Have a question youContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: Making ambitious research look feasible”