Category Archives: Research

Full Steam Ahead!

Hello 2017! I can hardly believe that it is already almost the end of January. Over the past few weeks, I have been working hard at getting everything together for a super productive year. Mostly because this is my 3rd … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Conferences

Last week I went to the two big linguistics conferences in Australia – the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia, and the Australian Linguistics Society. They took place back to back this year, at Monash University in Melbourne. There were lots of … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed by knowledge

One of the biggest problems that I have as a researcher is academic reading. As a kid, I was a voracious reader of fiction – especially sci-fi and fantasy – I would often read almost a novel a day. For … Continue reading

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Participation Problems

An unresolved problem… So there are always a whole number of things that can go wrong while doing research. While you can plan for many of them – and have back-up plans for most of them, sometimes things are more … Continue reading

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The first 18 months

This is a quick post that will summarise what I have been doing for the first 18 months of my PhD. I started in February 2015, and have been following (as closely as possible) the recommended structure as set out … Continue reading

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