PhD Writing Support
PhD Summer Writing and Presentation Workshops
The Frank Center launched the PhD Summer Writing Initiative in 2014. Since then, it has served over 100 Tippie doctoral students in all departments. The Writing Workshop is an 8-week program that provides support to students as they work to improve their academic writing. The Job-Talk and Presentation Workshop develops students' confidence in talking about their research.
“Writer’s Diet” test for whether a sentence is “fit or flabby”
The Paramedic Method, a systematic method for editing a paper
University of Iowa Thesis and Dissertation Resources
Suggestions for structuring a PhD dissertation proposal introduction (pdf)
Excerpt's from Helen Sword's Stylish Academic Writing: