Here is an archive of some useful resources.
Publication charges and subscription analysis: https://www.jisc.ac.uk/reports/apcs-and-subscriptions
Surviving and thriving in academia: http://www.raulpacheco.org/resources/surviving-and-thriving-in-academia/
On the importance of the unknown (aka stupidity) in research - http://jcs.biologists.org/content/121/11/1771.short
On picking a graduate advisor / supervisor - http://www.cell.com/neuron/abstract/S0896-6273(13)00907-0
Stop asking "what about the men?" - a discussion (gender focused) on why increasing representation of underrepresented groups does not devalue established groups & activities
Ben's blog post on Diversity in Science & Engineering
Writing - Papers, Theses etc.
The ExpMicroMech manuscript checklist
Ben's blog post on finding your academic voice for thesis writing
The Science of Scientific Writing by Gopen and Swan
Elsevier - Publishing Campus
The Wellcome Trust - Science Writing Series
American Journal Experts - 12 Tips for Accelerating Manuscript Publication
'Best' Publication Strategies - Best Publication Strategy in Science
Some neat tricks & comments on common writing mistakes http://matt.might.net/articles/shell-scripts-for-passive-voice-weasel-words-duplicates/
Information on publication metrics - their value & costs - http://www.eigenfactor.org/index.php
Writing in LaTeX or Word - which is more productive?
Ideas on constructing a great presentation - Ten simple rules for short and swift presentations
Why Should Engineers and Scientists Be Worried About Color? by Rogowitz and Treinish
Visual Display of Quantitative Information (book) by Tufte
Visual algorithms by Mike Bostock
No more rainbows - a discussion of colourmaps
Zenodo - a CERN operated repository that can issue DOIs
Dislocation images/videos - from the Kacher lab
Git (software versioning) - educational site - https://education.github.com/
Git starter guide - https://git-scm.com/book/en/v2
Undocumented Matlab features - http://undocumentedmatlab.com/
Metallics CDT YouTube Channel
Electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD)
Wikipedia article on EBSD.
Lecture notes used at Imperial College, created by Dr Ben Britton,
Strains, Planes and EBSD in Materials Science - a review article by Wilkinson and Britton.
Notes by Prof Tony Rollet of CMU - an excellent set of resources on Texture, Microstructure & Anisotropy and much more!
Oxford Instruments EBSD website.
Matt Nowell's (TSL-EDAX) lecture notes on EBSD.
Symmetry in crystals by Muller (pdf)
International Union of Crystallpgrahy (IUCr) teaching resources
CrossCourt (commercial HR-EBSD software)
Jet Engines as described by Materials Scientists (Cambridge UTC)
What is an alloy?