Virtual (Google Meet)
Mentor Based Workshop
IST 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Skills you will gain:
This workshop is designed to provide scientists, researchers, and graduate students with the knowledge and skills they need to effectively communicate their scientific research findings in written form. Through a combination of lectures, exercises, and group discussion, participants will learn about the conventions and structure of scientific writing, how to write clear and concise scientific papers, and strategies for improving their writing style and avoiding common mistakes.
The aim of the workshop is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively communicate their scientific research findings in written form.
What you will learn?
- Explaining the purpose of writing a scientific paper
- What does an academic paper look like? – an in-depth view of each chapter or section
- How to start writing? – a detailed explanation of planning your paper, focusing on what is involved and the outcomes the writer wishes to achieve
- Planning the research – focus on different research methods
- The pitfalls of working entirely alone – explaining how to find suitable peers for review purposes and working with an advising professor
- The importance of a pilot study
- Informed consent / ethics
- Essential steps involving the following actions: Explain (make your point clear); Summarize; Synthesize; Report & Interpret data; Argue; Respond, Analyze and Recommend
- Grammar and how to write in the passive voice, and when to use it
- Online resources
- Choosing your style – APA or MLA?
- Setting up your page – step by step guide to font, margins, spacing, indents and more
- Citing and references
- Second draft to final draft – what are you missing?
- The writer’s final checklist
- Submit your final draft
Registration Ends1st Feb 2023At IST 2:00 PM
Intended For: Graduate & Postgraduate students, Researchers, Scientists and Professionals.
Attending this workshop on effective scientific writing will provide participants with several job-ready skills, including:
Writing clear, concise, and effective scientific papers: This skill will enable participants to effectively communicate their research findings in written form, which is essential for many jobs in the scientific and research fields.
Understanding the conventions and structure of scientific writing: This skill will enable participants to understand and evaluate scientific research, which is important for many jobs in the scientific and research fields.
Improving writing style: Participants will learn techniques and strategies for improving their writing style, which will help them to more effectively communicate their research findings in written form.
Avoiding common mistakes: Participants will learn how to avoid common mistakes in scientific writing, which will help them to produce papers that are more effective and have a better chance of getting published.
Reviewing papers: Participants will have an understanding of conventions of scientific writing which can help them more effectively evaluate papers when reviewing papers written by other scientists.
Enhancing the chances of getting published: Participants will learn how to write in the scientific style and understand the conventions of scientific writing which can increase the chances of getting papers published in scientific journals.
Networking: Participants will have the opportunity to meet and network with other scientists and researchers who are also interested in scientific writing, which can be beneficial for future career opportunities.
- Participants will have a better understanding of the conventions and structure of scientific writing.
- Participants will be able to write clear and concise scientific papers that effectively communicate their research findings.
- Participants will have the tools to improve their writing style and avoid common mistakes.
- Participants will have the opportunity to receive feedback on their own scientific writing and will be able to use it for future improvement.