OK, maybe you're going to do it anyway, but at least you might less unproductive about it. Philosopher John Perry's Web site Structured Procrastination is worth reading. If you have time. And if you aren't too busy with other things.
Month: September 2011
In the second in a series of articles in Inside Higher Ed on getting your manuscript published as a journal article, Eszter Hargittai discusses the typical process once you have submitted your manuscript to a journal. "From Review to Publication" offers novice scholars a peak behind the curtain, demystifying the scholarly publication process, explaining the challenges … Continue reading Inside Higher Ed: From Review to Publication
Launched nearly three years ago, Pulse is a weekly online publication that each Friday afternoon delivers a first-person, healthcare-related story or poem to its subscribers. These pieces are written by (and intended for) patients, health professionals, students and caregivers--and lovingly edited by the Pulse staff. Pulse's concise, authentic and engaging offerings have drawn a growing … Continue reading CFS: Pulse (Poetry, Narratives, Essays)
Call for Papers: 2012 International Symposium on Poetry and Medicine, Saturday 12th May 2012 Symposium venue: Henry Wellcome Lecture Theatre, Wellcome Collection, 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, United Kingdom Submissions are welcome for oral or poster presentation during the Symposium. Email the Symposium Office to express interest in submitting a Symposium Abstract. Oral abstract … Continue reading CFP: Int’l Symposium, Poetry & Medicine
Nigel Thrift writing in the Chronicle of Higher Education: Some academics have found a way which is to stitch together fellowships and periods at institutes of advanced study and the like into a continuous thread of opportunity which gives them the time and space to think and with no distractions over a concerted period of … Continue reading Chronicle: Time Management
Calls for Submissions: Mental Health and Substance Use is an international journal adhering to the highest standards of double-anonymous-blind peer review. The journal welcomes original contributions with relevance to co-existing mental health and substance use. The editor and editorial team believe it is imperative that the journal publishes manuscripts that are clear, informative, factual, and … Continue reading CFS: Mental Health & Substance Use
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: ETHICS EDUCATION IN A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Inaugural International Conference on Education in Ethics, 1-3 May, 2012, Pittsburgh, USA This conference is organized by the International Association for Education in Ethics (IAEE) and the Center for Healthcare Ethics, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, USA. The aims of IAEE are (a) to enhance and expand the … Continue reading CFP: Ethics Education
Jennifer Howard's article "Citation by Citation, New Maps Chart Hot Research and Scholarship's Hidden Terrain" in the 11 September 2011 Chronicle of Higher Education discusses recent research and application development by a team led by two biologists, Carl T. Bergstrom and Jevin D. West, and a physicist, Martin Rosvall to map connections among research articles in … Continue reading Chronicle: Citation by Citation, New Maps Chart Hot Research and Scholarship’s Hidden Terrain
NursingWriting welcomed its 30,000th visitor today. Initiated in 2008 and supported by the University of Connecticut's School of Nursing, NursingWriting is a resource for nurse researchers, scholars, and authors. Our aim is to encourage the dissemination of nurses' research discoveries, evidence-based innovations, and clinical observations. Thanks to the fine folks at WordPress for their indispensable … Continue reading 30,000 and Counting!
3rd Global Conference Making Sense of: Pain, Saturday 19th May – Monday 21st May 2012, Prague, Czech Republic Call for Papers: Pain and the body’s vulnerability to it are inevitable aspects of the experience of all sentient beings. Pain is universally feared. Many, if not all, fields of human activity have the potential to occasion … Continue reading CFP: Making Sense of Pain