150 English Grammar Pages: Facebook, YouTube, Reddit, Telegram

You well know that productive studying and social networks are like archenemies to each other. You can only do one at any given time. You usually start with studying, let’s say, English grammar, but suddenly find yourself scrolling your Facebook feed or browsing subreddits. We know how that works. Read More

MIPT

Call for Proposals! 2nd International Conference Academic Writing in a Global World: Current Challenges and Future Perspectives

October 17-19, 2019 (PLEASE SHARE WIDELY WITH YOUR NETWORKS/SOCIAL MEDIA)

The Association of Academic Writing Experts “National Writing Centres Consortium” (NWCC) is inviting academic writing experts, directors of writing centers, writing mentors, editors and a wide range of passionate ESAP/ EAP/ERPP teachers to participate in the 2nd International conference Academic Writing in a Global World: Current Challenges and Future Perspectives that will take place at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in Moscow on October 17-19, 2019.

Check the website: https://www.nwcc2019.ru/ Read More

Powerful Writing

8 Qualities of Super Powerful Writing

Writing well is about a lot more than appropriate grammar and punctuation. In reality, fantastic writing frequently violates the principles of grammar, sometimes violently. It’s also more than just creating a fantastic style.  Read More

ROBERT NEUBECKER

Four Lessons About Transitioning From Academia to the ‘Real World’

When I left my tenured professorship for a nonacademic job, I thought I had already done the hard part: making the decision to leave the professional world that had been my home for many years. I had little inkling of the culture shock that awaited me in my new sphere of science policy and how disorienting it would be. In the 17 years since I’ve seen that I’m far from the only one who struggles with this transition. Regardless of career stage, leaving academia requires some adjusting. For those who, like me, make the move later in their careers, after decades as established academics, it can be even harder. Knowing what to expect beforehand can take some of the shocks out of the transition to the world outside academia. Read More

HYNCI

How to Budget Your Grant Proposal

Every researcher knows that winning funding is crucial for a successful career. And of course, scientists strive to submit innovative, compelling research proposals. But it is all too easy to overlook another aspect of grant applications that, while apparently mundane, can nonetheless make all the difference: adequately estimating how much the project will cost. Read More