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#NaNoWriMo (& other things) for generative (& progressive) PhD writing – an update


Just under a month ago I wrote a blog post about how I aspired to be a #NanoRebel and aim to write over 50k additional words to my PhD as part of the annual writing flurry of #NaNoWriMo. With only 1.5 days left on November  – how did I do? 19142 new words associated with my PhD in the month of…

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Outcomes of Writing Retreat Number 2: Returning to the Ethics Form


I’m writing this blog post during the final 30 minutes of my second writers’ retreat. It has been great to be able to return to the retreat so soon after the last one in November. This time Kieran was able to join me (who is 2 weeks into his PhD, after spending the first 3 months of his enrolment completing…

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Twitter Archiving Revisited: Preparing for the demise of Twapperkeeper


Twapperkeeper: Goodbye Tweet Archives? On the week of a supervision meeting that discussed my methods chapter write up and that returns me to my PhD thesis after 6 weeks away from it working on other things, it was drawn to my attention by several people that those twapperkeeper archives (that we couldn’t export and download anymore but could still access)…

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Social Media for Research: Open Resource and Reflection for #MASocialMedia


I would like to share the session that I had prepared for a guest workshop that I was to deliver to this year’s MA in Social Media. Something, judging on last year’s session – and the 6 other sessions that I’ve delivered over the last 3-4 weeks, I was looking forward to trying out and exploring using social media as…

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Research Practices 2.0: Reflections on #RP2NOTT


Back in the summer, I was approached by Andy Coverdale to be interviewed and to help out on a project around social media for PhD students. The first part of the task was to be interviewed about how I use social media as part of my research practice, to be used as part of a web resource hosted by the…

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