Month: September 2016

Dissertation Focus (Inside Higher Ed)

Writing for the Grad Hacker feature of Inside Higher Ed, science PhD student Danielle Marias reports on what she learned in Dr. Vicki Tolar Burton's dissertation writing course at Ohio State University. Marias summarizes the main principles that have helped her make progress: Daily free writing. "Only writing produces text." Meditation. Keeping a journal. Most … Continue reading Dissertation Focus (Inside Higher Ed)


CFP: Women’ s Health

Women’s Health: Call for Papers Women’s Health focuses on the most important advances and highlights their relevance in the clinical setting. The presentation of Women’s Health has been optimized to deliver essential concise information in an easily assimilable formats -vital for an increasingly time-constrained community. The audience for Women’s Health consists of clinicians, research scientists, … Continue reading CFP: Women’ s Health

CFP: Sexual Minority Youth Conference

True Colors, Connecticut's state-wide sexual minority youth advocacy and education organization, seeks proposals for workshops and presentations at its 24th annual conference, held at the University of Connecticut in March 17 & 18, 2017. Details here: True Colors Annual Conference Workshop Guidelines & Information Workshop Proposal Due Date is Friday, November 4th, 2016. You … Continue reading CFP: Sexual Minority Youth Conference

Predatory Publishers Get Attention of Feds

We have reported here frequently in the past concerning the proliferation of predatory online open-access publishing operations, their use of email spam, and their adjunct conference operations. Frequently we've referred readers to Jeffrey Beall's ScholarlyOA Web site. Now in a new twist it's gotten serious: the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has taken notice. As reported … Continue reading Predatory Publishers Get Attention of Feds