Scientific Writing

18.02.2019 - 19.02.2019

Participants Learn How To:

  • Apply five key principles of scientific writing.
  • Write for their readers.
  • Construct a memorable “take-home message”.
  • Connect all parts of their paper in a flowing narrative.
  • Overcome writers’ block.
  • Structure their paper for increased impact.
  • Use the writing process to inform their own research.
  • Understand the role of “story telling” in scientific writing.

The course encourages participants to see “the big picture” of their research. It uses discussions, exercises and homework to underscore key-points. Participants are equipped with writing tools rather than being burdened with writing rules. The course includes editing of participants’ Abstracts and follow-up one-to-one consultation. Discussions in class are intended to facilitate an understanding of the writing process; encouraging interaction and the sharing of writing experiences. The course aims to create an informal atmosphere that motivates students to enjoy writing.

Participants receive an easy-to-use book that guides the students through all levels of scientific writing from the fundamentals of word choice to the overall structure of the paper.

Brian Cusack is a native English-speaking scientist with over 20 years of scientific writing, editing and publishing experience in high-ranking scientific journals.

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