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Facultad de Letras, Universidad de Murcia

Gracias a @JulianMarquina

Acceso al recurso.

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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


A Beginner’s Guide to Writing in English for University Study. Starts January 19.

Exploring English: Language and Culture. Starts Feb. 2.

Cultural Studies and Modern Languages: an Introduction. Starts Feb 16.

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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.



This free MOOC Offers practical introduction to the methodology of corpus linguistics for researchers in social sciences and humanities. It is an 8-week course and is run by Lancaster University.

More information here.



The next session of Writing in the Sciences starts Tuesday September 2 on OpenEdX.
Registration is here:




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Those are the four main styles used when writing professionally or academically. Students will need to use one of these standard styles, so it’s important that you at least have a familiarity with them.

That’s why we created this webpage, which pulls together style guide resources from all over into one convenient place and gives you the information you really need to know.

Modern Language Association (MLA) Resource Guide
American Psychological Association (APA) Resource Guide
Chicago / Turabian Resource Guide
Council of Science Editors Style (CSE) Resource Guide


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Gracias a Alfredo Vela por el link.