Effective Writing for Postdocs: Strategies and Techniques

A workshop offered by the Human Resources Development

This workshop is for busy researchers who want to improve their
research writing skills in English. We address critical areas of style
and structure in academic writing and participants can discuss their
work and receive advice on writing-in-progress.

Online Workshop

Thursday, October 17, 2024
09:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Friday, October 18, 2024
09:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Lesley-Anne Weiling




online via Zoom

Target group

Postdocs | Established researchers


Research Track


Certificate of attendance  | 8 units are applicable within the "Careers plus" certificates

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  • Navigating the Writing Process
  • The Art of Flow: Creating Text that Flows Smoothly
  • Mastering Clarity: Five Strategies to Refine Your Text
  • Writing from the Reader's Perspective and Utilising the Power of
  • Introducing a Narrative Structure to an Abstract or Introduction in
    a Paper
  • Utilising Sentence Structure to Strengthen Your Argument
  • Common Mistakes and How to Correct Them
  • Peer Review of a Writing Sample

Frequently asked questions

No. Human Resource Development will cover all the costs incurred.

Yes. If an event is fully booked, we will put you on the waiting list. You may then move up the list if a space becomes free with enough time still to go before the event starts.

If you need childcare during the event, please contact the Office of Family Services at the University of Bonn.

The further training offers provided by Human Resource Development at the University of Bonn are only open to people who have signed a work contract with the University, are enrolled as a doctoral student, are conducting research on behalf of the University or are an associated member of a research consortium. 

You will usually be given a certificate at all our events that confirms your attendance at the event and its content.

We also offer a certificate program along the three "Career Tracks": "Research", "Research Management" and "Business & Organizations". For more information, please see the corresponding page of the certificates. If the currently displayed training course can be credited to one of the three "tracks", this is indicated accordingly.


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53115 Bonn

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