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Continuing Professional Development Programme
Space for Reflective Learning

Editions

2021 Edition 3, Trimester 2: April, ONLINE
Target: Beginners/Intermediate. PhD students only.
4 Sessions*:
  • 29/04/2021 14:00 - 17:00;
  • 06/05/2021 14:00 - 17:00;
  • 13/05/2021 14:00 - 17:00;
  • 20/05/2021 14:00 - 17:00
* You should attend all sessions

SYSTEMS skills

How to write a scientific article (Intervals - CÍCLIKS)

Aim

To create awareness of the elements of scientific writing that enable rapid communication between the writer and the reader and provide participants with tools for improving the quality of their writing.

Language

English

For

Beginners/Intermediate. PhD students only.

Contents

New researchers have to make the leap from consuming scientific knowledge to producing it. But having good ideas and good results isn’t enough. In order to successfully place their articles in international journals, scientists also need to learn the craft of writing research articles.

In this course participants will:

  • Become familiar with the structure and elements of an IMRaD paper
  • Acquire planning strategies for writing an article effectively and efficiently
  • Develop awareness of common mistakes in research articles
  • Apply techniques to make writing clear, concise and cohesive in sentences and paragraphs
  • Acquire techniques for time management
  • Learn about ethical publication
  • Learn what to expect from the journal review process

The course consists of several sessions. You should be able to attend all of them.

Study commitment

There will be short assignments to do at home after each session.

Comments from participants

Finished editions
  • 2021 Edition 2, Trimester 1: March, ONLINE : 02/03/2021
  • 2021 Edition 1, Trimester 1: January, ONLINE : 27/01/2021

Trainer

Susan Frekko
Susan Frekko

Susan Frekko is an authors’ editor, translator and trainer who helps scientists publish their research in English. Susan holds a Ph.D. in linguistic anthropology and a certificate in teaching English as a foreign language to adults. She has published her own research in indexed journals since 2009.

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