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Difference between a thesis and a journal article
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This infographic lists nine ways in which a thesis is different from a journal article. The idea is to help you understand how the two are completely different types of academic writing, meant for different audiences and written for different purposes. 
Survival tips for postdocs
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Often PhD graduates find it difficult to deal with the challenges of a postdoctoral position because they are unprepared to face them. To keep you motivated, we have come up with 8 rhymes which will not only help you survive the postdoc life but also thrive in it.
Can you find the journals hidden in this grid?
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This grid contains the names of 15 academic journals. Trace these journals on the grid below. To highlight a journal's name, click on the first and last letter of each word. Remember: The words could be arranged horizontally, vertically, diagonally, or backwards. (Puzzle created using www.puzzlefast.com).
Crossword - How many research fields do you know about?
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Here's a crosssworrd puzzle to keep you thinking for some time. Listed below are hints that define different subject areas or research fields. All you need to do is follow the clue to guess the subject and fill in the correct answers - one letter per square, both across and down. We've sourced these definitions from the online version of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus.  Down:1. the scientific study of stars, planets, and other objects in outer space2. the chemistry of living...
Word grid search
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As a researcher, you need to have a clear idea about the different types of articles that you could publish in journals. Last year, we published a post on 6 different types of articles published by journals. Based on this post, we have created a word-grid search for you. Instructions: Follow the clues listed below to identify the type of article they describe. Next, scroll down to the grid (at the end of the page). All you have to do is to click on the first and last letter of the word on the...
Puzzle of the week
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How quickly can you unscramble the letters to reveal these words related to journal publishing?   (Credit: The thumbnail image for this puzzle has been sourced from www.amenclinics.com.)
Puzzle of the week
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How much do you know about manuscript preparation? Test your basics with this simple crossword. Listed below are hints that describe different parts of a research paper. All you need to do is follow the clue to guess the manuscript section and fill in the correct answers - one letter per square, both across and down.  What are you waiting for? Fill away!
Puzzle of the week
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How much do you know about academic research and publishing? Test your knowledge with this quick word grid search. Hidden in this grid are six words related to academic publishing. Use the clues below the grid to guess the words and mark the words on the grid. Just click on the first and last letter of each word to highlight/reveal it. Remember: The words could be arranged horizontally, vertically, diagonally, or backwards. We will reveal the answers next week. But we're sure that you will...
PhD careers quiz
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We're at the end of a super informative series on academic and non-academic careers, and we're sure you've learnt a lot from the infographic, the articles, and the live Q&A. Now how about a fun quiz to know what career you're best suited for? Go ahead and take the quiz below to find out where your interests lie. And don't forget to share it with all your friends! Quick instructions: - Be honest. Noone's gonna see your answers, not even us, promise! - Read all options before selecting one....
15 Career paths for PhDs and postdocs
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Often, PhDs and postdocs are confused about choosing the right career after their research and most often they do not know that there are several options available to researchers within and outside academia. This infographic charts 15 such career paths you could explore after completing your PhD or postdoc.

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