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Do You Want a Better Program than MS Word to Structure your Master’s Thesis or PhD Dissertation?
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Do You Want a Better Program than MS Word to Structure your Master’s Thesis or PhD Dissertation?

Writing our master’s thesis can be a long struggle, and the logistical challenges are great: the document’s parts (preliminaries, body, and appendices) must be formatted in different ways. First there are the preliminary pages which include declarations and acknowledgements. Then there is the body itself, which contains many different elements that must be individually formatted. … Continue reading

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NMBU Journal of Life Sciences Photo Competition!
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NMBU Journal of Life Sciences Photo Competition!

The NMBU Journal of Life Sciences invites both students and staff to submit photographs to our competition for publication in our upcoming volume. Send your submissions to umbjournal@gmail.com by 10 March 2014. We are looking for photographs related to the following topics: – Gender equality in India – Political populism – Reverse migration – Taliban … Continue reading

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Chronic Errors We Make When Writing
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Chronic Errors We Make When Writing

So you think you know your capital from capitols, your censers, from your sensors, and your Arabians from your Arabs?  You would not be the first to be unsure. that is why Paul Brian wrote the book “Common Errors in English“, an exhaustive list of, well, common errors in English. Fortunately, an interactive website dedicated … Continue reading

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Congrats! Eva Petershagen Åsbø is the new Editor-in-Chief for the NMBU Student Journal
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Congrats! Eva Petershagen Åsbø is the new Editor-in-Chief for the NMBU Student Journal

Eva Petershagen Åsbø has been named the new Editor-in-Chief for the NMBU Student Journal of Environment and Development Studies.  Congratulations and welcome on board! Photo: Eva Petershagen Åsbø Eva is currently a first year MSc student in International Relations at NMBU. She has a BA Honours in Russian from University of Bristol in England, and spent … Continue reading

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How to Write Topic Sentences
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How to Write Topic Sentences

Strong topic sentences are an essential yet often overlooked component of good academic writing. Students that neglect them end up with sloppy and misleading topic sentences that critically undermine the focus and cohesion of their paper.  Ultimately this will drastically reduce the student’s chances of getting the grade they want. But what is the purpose … Continue reading

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