The Research Writer specialises in academic and research writing training in universities and other research institutions. Focusing on postgraduates and research staff, The Research Writer provides training on writing complex research documents such as research articles, theses and dissertations. Moreover, our training can include writing research for popular audiences through traditional and digital media.
The Research Writer emphasises the processes of research writing. Research can be a long and changing series of steps. Knowing what to do and when, and having strategies for managing difficult tasks (such as writing up large data sets or reviewing the background literature) can be extremely useful. Understanding how to use the structures of academic texts and how to start, finish and edit a piece can all be used to improve your ability to write-up research clearly and efficiently.
Training covers all aspects of writing from the minutia of grammar and punctuation to the complexities of document composition, effectively planning and managing evolving writing projects, and developing professional approaches to drafting and editing.
All workshops can be delivered either for a mix of academic disciplines or with a disciplinary focus. Daniel has a lot of experience working with researchers across all disciplines, including STEM subjects, Arts and Humanities and the Social Sciences.
Bespoke Design & Consultancy
Our bespoke course design service tailors training to your specific organisational needs and objectives. Costs are competitive but vary depending on the nature of the project required. Daniel also has experience of curriculum and training review, consulting and developing training provision in a number of higher education organisations.
Meet Daniel Soule.
The Research Writer
Currently living in Northern Ireland, Daniel focuses on creative writing. To date, he has published 3 novels and dozens of short stories as well as numerous non-fiction essays, reviews and poetry.
PhD & Monograph
Daniel obtained his PhD from the University of Glasgow. His thesis was a linguistic study of political campaigning in Scotland. Daniel researches the language of national identity; his most recent co-authored monograph is Political Discourse and National Identity in Scotland with Dr Murray Leith, published by Edinburgh University Press.
Experience in the field
Daniel has worked as a Publication Coordinator for an allied health research consortium in the West of Scotland as well as Lecturer in Academic Writing, in the Graduate School at Glasgow Caledonian University.
Where he is now
Currently living in Northern Ireland, Daniel now focuses on creative writing. To date, he has published 3 novels and dozens of short stories as well as a number of non-fiction essays, reviews and poetry.
Daniel writes speculative as well as literary fiction, both of which he thinks are tautologies, on account of the word ‘fiction’. It’s all literary and speculative, but people do love labels! You can find his work in magazines such as Number Eleven, The Incubator, Devolution Z, Phantaxis, Shoreline of Infinity, Storgy, The Dime Show Review and others.