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Academic Conferences: 4 Great Reasons to Attend

Academic conferences are festivals of learning, with people travelling from around the world to gather and exchange ideas. Although most are aimed at postgraduate students and professional academics, ...

26 March 2016 | 1 comments



APA Referencing – How to Cite a Journal Article

Developed by the American Psychological Association, APA referencing is used in many subject areas for citing academic sources. Moreover, since referencing is a key part of academic writing, it’s im...

28 October 2016 | 0 comments



Colour or Color? British and American Spelling

George Bernard Shaw once remarked that ‘England and America are two countries separated by a common language’. However, as well as ignoring the Atlantic Ocean, Shaw’s proclamation overlooks the ...

11 March 2016 | 0 comments



Word Choice: ‘Onto’ vs. ‘On To’

Herein, we examine the word ‘onto’ and the phrase ‘on to’. They look pretty similar, don’t they? However, there’s a crucial (if oft overlooked) difference between ‘on to’ and ‘onto...

25 February 2016 | 0 comments



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