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Academic Writing

Two-day workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center on July 19 and 22, 2019, 9.00 a.m. till 4.00 p.m., Alte Sternwarte, Poppelsdorfer Allee 47, Room Pegasus (0.003).

Modul Forschung2

Course Content

The workshop will focus on the basics of writing a research article in English and on how to approach your writing project efficiently. The workshop is recommended for doctoral candidates who are preparing for or writing their first research article.

Topics for discussion and practical exercises include:

  • planning your writing
  • structuring a research article: sections, paragraphs, sentences
  • using academic vocabulary effectively
  • presenting research results
  • focusing on text quality: clarity, flow, story line
  • writing compelling introductions and conclusions
  • composing abstracts and titles
  • revising and editing 

Target Group

Doctoral candidates from Natural and Life Sciences 

Course Language


Course Instructor

Dr Sabine Dyer 

"Promotion plus"

14 units are applicable for this course within the "Promotion plus" certificate.  


Module 1: Independent Research





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In case you have questions regarding our course offerings, please contact:
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