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Writing course - November 2013

27.11.2013 - 29.11.2013

ResClim offers a 3-days writing course held by Daniel Soule. The course will be held 27-29 November in Bergen.


Course responsible: Daniel Soule, Lecturer in Academic writing

Place: Vil Vite - Bergen

Time: 27-29 November, 09:30 - 16:00, Friday 09:00 - 15:30

Registration: Click "Register for event" at the bottom of the site.

Registration deadline is 27th October 2013.

Max number of participants: 20

ResClim will offer support for travel and stay for ResClim participants outside Bergen.


Course description:

This three day writing workshop will introduce students to complexities of writing research papers, with a view to making the process easier and more transparent. Day one will concentrate on three interrelated problems in writing research: mastering the style of a scientific research paper; how to be an efficient writer and understand how and why writers get blocked; and finally tips for reviewing the literature and developing critical thinking.

            Day two breaks down the research paper into its constituent parts and unpick their structures. These structures can then be used to model a plan and write the article.  Finally, day three takes an overview of the whole process of writing and publishing a research paper, including co-authoring, drafting, editing, and peer review. Importantly, this finally day will also discuss the importance of the post-publication life of your papers, such as their impact and social networking your results.


Day 1: Introduction to Research Writing:

Academic style

The Writing Process: Generating Writing

Reviewing the Literature and Thinking Critically


Day 2: Research Articles Structures

How to Write Introductions

How to Write Methodologies

Writing About Evidence and Data

How to Write Conclusions


Day 3: Writing for Different Audiences

The Writing Process: Co-authoring, Editing and Proofreading

Submission and Peer-review

The Publishing Process

Maximising Your Impact: Impact Factors, H Indexing and Social Networking


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