Academic English as seen by @joshuarothman #appliedlinguistics #writing

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Humanities School, Universidad de Murcia

“Academic writing and research may be knotty and strange, remote and insular, technical and specialized, forbidding and clannish—but that’s because academia has become that way, too. Today’s academic work, excellent though it may be, is the product of a shrinking system. It’s a tightly-packed, super-competitive jungle in there”.

Read the article by Joshua Rothman

More funding opportunities in the UK from the Economic and Social Research Council for postgraduate students

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Funding opportunities from the The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) at Nottingham and Midlands3cities (Nottingham, Leicester, Birmingham).

Previous entries for post gradutes at Oxford, Glasgow and Sussex.