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3rd Feb 2021

S.3 Ep.1 Master Thesis Tips

Writing a thesis is no small task, so Niklas and Clay break down the process and give some suggestions on how to prepare yourself.

Our best advice is to be well prepared and organized, and know how your research process is interconnected with your writing process. This means knowing how to build a research design that is suitable to investigate your research topic and research questions, including a suitable research methodology. It also means planning for surprises, and budgeting enough time to read literature, write good notes, prepare an outline, and be able to finish a final written draft several weeks before your submission deadline.

Resources for this episode

Book an appointment at the Writing Centre: https://nmbuwritingcentre.setmore.com/

Understand your research design: https://libguides.usc.edu/writingguide/researchdesigns

Get more help from our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfB2LMgctwc5I3tLGLwPeww

NMBU Student? Use our Scientific Writing Resource Portal in Canvas: https://nmbu.instructure.com/enroll/FYM3PK

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About the Podcast

It's going to be all write
Discussions about scientific and academic writing with Niklas and Clay
Niklas and Clay want to make scientific and academic writing enjoyable. We're Academic Writing Advisors at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, and we're sharing our ideas and experiences about scientific writing. Our goal is to demystify writing processes, share tips to improve writing practices, and explore our own thoughts on challenges and opportunities in the field of academic communication for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students.

About your hosts

Clayton Gouin

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Clayton is a Ph.D candidate and Senior Writing Advisor at the NMBU Writing Centre

Niklas Mintorovitch

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Niklas is the NMBU Writing Centre Coordinator