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The blog of the Young Academics of the Association of the European Schools of Planning

12 useful books and articles on qualitative research methods

5 minutes read Guest author: Viktorija Priļenska (Tallinn University of Technology) This blog post is intended for PhD students who are in the first year of the...

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Top 10 blog posts on the YA blog

Read time: 2 minutes This post celebrates the top ten blog posts published on the blog of the AESOP Young Academics network since its launch in 2014. It does so...

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Shining at the VIVA

Read time: 7-8 minutes Following up on a previous post entitled "Preparing to shine at the VIVA", this post distils some common gems of advice to help you prepa...

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Preparing to shine at the VIVA

Read time:  6 minutes The VIVA is your time to shine. The VIVA, alongside your PhD thesis submission, is a major milestone on your way to becoming a 'doctor of ...

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YA blog outlook: 2014-2020 & beyond

Read time: 5 minutes This post gives an overview of the growinimages/easyblog_imagesg activity on the blog since its launch in 2014. Based on the results of a s...

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Publish AND perish?

Today I stumbled upon this sad news (I'd like to thank Cristiana Bastos for sharing it), which I felt impelled to share, because it is a sign, even if just one ...

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Impact Factor (mania?)

Today, I would like to share some resources in order to bring to debate one of the mantra of contemporary academe, the Impact Factor (IF).The IF of a journal is...

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The problems and the blindness of peer review

A few days ago, I had reblogged a post at the Society and Space website about “the problems of peer review”. It is a very interesting piece, whose importance is...

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Is academe worth it?

A few weeks ago, during a meeting with my research group, we were screening the Horizon 2020 programme for interesting calls. Within them, a call is about: “Mak...

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