The sorrow of the struggle or joy of the journey? Seven lessons from an education research writing group

Sarah Nixon, Simon Brooman, Rebecca Murphy


Writing for scholarly higher education journals can be difficult to accomplish for many staff.  Academic writing groups have been acknowledged as a successful method to increasing both the quality and output of research publications.  In this Viewpoint paper, the authors share their experiences and insights, which are distilled into seven key lessons.


writing group; academic writing; community of practice; effective teams; research outputs

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