Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Scientific Writing (EDCH)

ENG-613

Lecturer(s) :

Bless Ann Sheila

Language:

English

Frequency

Every year

Remarque

Full

Summary

To make researchers aware of good scientific writing To help them structure their articles To point out pitfalls in scientific writing To enable researchers to face their writing with confidence To deal with specific problems in writing research proposals

Content

Comparing different styles in scientifc writing
Turning clumsy, wordy writing into clear understandable English
Editing a badly written article
Each participant will write a title, abstract and introduction which will be commented on by all participants and trainer. The emphasis is on structure and readability
The discussion and results section will be dealt in detail with by commenting on published ones.
On day 4-5 there will be individual sessions of 30 minutes; participants can bring any writing of their own choice.
Day 6: The final part will concentrate on the questions about proposal writing, to avoid common mistakes and increase the effectiveness in convincing referees (Day 6 is taught by Prof Margaritondo).

Note

maximum 12 participants. Presence at all lectures a requirement. 

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

as from 2 year and in the process of writing an article

In the programs

Reference week

 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German