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The pressure (not) to publish: some things to consider

Dwyer, Angela E. (2008) The pressure (not) to publish: some things to consider. Nexus: Newsletter of The Australian Sociological Association, 20(2), pp. 27-28.

Abstract

For most of us, we are coming to the end of semester and into a period where, for some of us, we will be making decisions about whether or not to write up a refereed paper for the TASA conference for example. For higher degree students, this can be a difficult decision to make. It requires a bit of time away from your thesis and, depending on your supervisor, it can require a bit of negotiation. More importantly, it requires an understanding of the types of publishing that is important in your discipline as well as an understanding of exactly what you can publish from your thesis. So in our second instalment in our discussions of postgraduate issues, I will engage with a few of the key issues in negotiating this type of work and provide some advice on working smarter when publishing.

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ID Code: 14227
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: publishing from thesis, publish as you go, pressure to publish, postdoctoral career paths, refereed publishing, practitioner publishing, strategies, careers outside academia, thesis work, useful tips, postgraduate issues, PhD, doctoral, masters, honours, professional doctorate, doctorate, higher degree research, higher degree study
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 The Australian Sociological Association (TASA)
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 30 Jul 2008
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 23:01

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