Author Archives: Dara R. Walker

Keeping Your Reviewer in Mind: Merging the Worlds of the Unfamiliar with the Familiar

As graduate students, we like to stay in our cozy, academic silos. Why? Because there, we are free to use our jargon with ease, our colleagues will likely be familiar with our theoretical frameworks, and our research methods are generally accepted. … Continue reading

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How to Revise and Resubmit an Unsuccessful Funding Application

It’s April, and you’ve just received that envelope or email you have been waiting months for. You skim it for the words “Congratulations!” or “Sorry.” You see the latter, written with less than 100 words alongside it. After working on your application for months, you’ve just received … Continue reading

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