Deborah Lupton offers 30 tips for academic research and writing.

Helen Sword examines what goes into stylish academic writing.

Paul J Silva asks why people who publish the most pieces are also those whose work achieves the most influence.

Rachael Cayley considers the anxieties around starting out on academic writing.

Caroline Cassidy argues that leading institutions can’t now afford to tolerate bad writing.

Sharon McCulloch on how the UK’s REF audit process puts academic writing under pressure from a culture of counting.

Les Back says that the value of academic writing is its ability to generate further thought.