Funding agencies and academic institutions are requiring researchers to participate in knowledge-sharing activities, which can go by a range of different names: knowledge mobilization, knowledge dissemination, knowledge exchange, knowledge translation, and integrated knowledge translation. For some kinds of research, the best approach is to do your study and then share your results—meaning, that you doContinue reading “Getting Your Research into the World”
By now, we’ve all seen how poorly ChatGPT deals with academic research—especially with citations. ChatGPT is known to make up details that sound real but are false, even going so far as to create fake DOIs. But ChatGPT doesn’t represent all of AI, or even all of the subset of Generative AI. New AI toolsContinue reading “Evaluating an AI Tool Designed for Academic Researchers: Consensus”
My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. In this Ask Dr. Editor piece, I advise an applicant for a research grant on how to prepare a strong letter of support for a partner organization to submit as a part of a Tri-Council funding application: “Drafting compelling letters of support for research grant funding.”Continue reading “#AskDrEditor: Drafting compelling letters of support for research grant funding”
Over the years, Rachel has sampled both the publishing and academic waters. As an undergraduate, she worked for a literary journal before moving on to a program in book and magazine publishing at Centennial College (now called the “Publishing – Book, Magazine and Electronic program”). After working in the sales department at a publishing house,Continue reading ““There’s definitely a ‘therapeutic’ element. . . I think that’s probably true of any editing”: Academic Editor Rachel Freedman Stapleton”
My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece I advise on how to disseminate research through writing clear, accessible, and conscientious policy briefs: “Moving your research results into practice through policy briefs.” Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me!
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”
My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece discusses how to explain research methods in a clear way that appeals to readers and peer reviewers: “How to write about research methods: Make sure you are presenting your methods in a logical order, and if you can, try and paintContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to write about research methods”
My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece explains the active voice, when to use it, and its application alongside passive voice: “Using the active voice strategically: How and where to edit for active voice constructions in your academic writing.” Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me!