Academic Writing for the Natural Sciences

February 25 and 26, 2021, from 9.00 a.m. till 4.30 p.m., Online course 

Course content
Writing an academic paper in English can be particularly demanding for non-native speakers of English. This workshop addresses the main challenges of writing a research article in English and provides tips and techniques for improving the coherence and clarity of academic texts. The two-day workshop is suitable for doctoral candidates in the natural sciences who are preparing for or writing their first research article.
 
Topics for discussion and practical exercises include:
Planning your writing
Presenting research results 
Crafting well-structured paragraphs and sentences 
Writing introductions and conclusions
Using academic vocabulary effectively 
Composing abstracts and titles
Avoiding common lexical and grammatical mistakes
Editing and giving peer-feedback 

 

Target group
Doctoral candidates in the natural sciences who are preparing for or writing their first research article 
 
"Promotion Plus"
15 units are applicable for this course within the „Promotion plus“ certificate.
 
Module
Module 1: Independent Research
 
Course instructor
Esther Smialowski
 
Registration
Please register your intererest in this workshop with your BIGS coordinator by September 15, 2020.

 

Please find the overview of all workshops offered in Promotion plus BIGS here.

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