#AskDrEditor: How to write a compelling letter of reference

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece outlines three tips for writing accurate, interesting, and equitable reference letters: “How to write a compelling letter of reference: To recognize and remove biased language from your own letters of recommendation, you’ll need to locate and remove the inappropriate use ofContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to write a compelling letter of reference”

#AskDrEditor: How to impress an acquisitions editor

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece offers three tips for writing a book proposal that is credible, grounded, and persuasive: “How to impress an acquisitions editor: Tips to help you develop a compelling book proposal for a university press.” Have a question you want me to answer? ContactContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to impress an acquisitions editor”

#AskDrEditor: How to articulate your training plan in funding applications

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece lists four critical elements to include in your training plan for SSHRC and NSERC grant applications: “How to articulate your training plan in funding applications: A four-part outline for developing a SSHRC or NSERC module on training highly qualified personnel.” HaveContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to articulate your training plan in funding applications”

#AskDrEditor: Telling your research story with numbers: impact metrics for the humanities

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece shares three methods for quantifying the impact and meaningfulness of your humanities research : “Telling your research story with numbers: impact metrics for the humanities: If you need help quantifying your work, it is best to first consult your university’s subjectContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: Telling your research story with numbers: impact metrics for the humanities”

#AskDrEditor: How to show your project’s worth in social science and humanities research proposals

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece explores the difficulties of writing social science and humanities research proposals, breaking down research “significance” into four facets: “How to show your project’s worth in social science and humanities research proposals: There are several different ways to define the “significance” ofContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to show your project’s worth in social science and humanities research proposals”