Useful Links

Here we will collect useful links: links to the practical, the experiential, the inspirational….

This page will be regularly updated.

The Thesis Whisperer – an excellent blog that has inspired our very own Doctoral EAP! “The Thesis Whisperer is a  blog newspaper dedicated to the topic of doing a thesis and is edited by Dr Inger Mewburn, Director of research training at the Australian National University.”

Thinking Writing – as mentioned in our FAQs. “A resource for teachers in Higher Education, exploring connections between thinking and writing.”

PhD Surgery – a host of videos on youtube – “Times Higher Education asked for your PhD-related questions and put them to Tara Brabazon, PhD expert and professor of education at Charles Sturt University, Australia. A goldmine of information for current doctoral students, those considering post-graduate study, and anyone involved in supervising PhD candidates.”

Patter – blog posts on thesis writing and writing for journals, among many other interesting posts – “research education, academic writing, public engagement, funding, other eccentricities.”

EAP blogs. We all need to start writing. A blog is a great way to do this, immediate feedback on those proposal ideas!

Teaching EAP – a well established blog about the big issues in EAP, edited by Alex Ding at the University of Nottingham. “Polemical. Questioning, debating and exploring issues in EAP.”

The TEAPing Point: explorations in EAP –  written by Steve Kirk from the University of Durham. Steve is an EAP Programme Director, MA TESOL Tutor, Ed.D Student – “This is my space to think.”

The EAP Archivist – a practitioner’s reflections on EAP research / literature. “The diary of an EAP practitioner on a journey to self-educate.”

Get online! If you join social media networks (Twitter, Google+, Facebook) you’ll find EAP communities like #tleap, #eapchat and The English for Academic Purposes Group on LinkedIn

The Doctoral Community @LTE – “This sister blog is a space for current, former and prospective doctoral students with LTE to present their work, share their research(er) experiences, and discuss their developing and polished ideas.”


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