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Scientific Writing in STEM

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Work and management techniques | Working techniques for science | Writing

Starting Point

You would like to improve the quality of your scientific texts and make your writing clear and precise, so that your readers can follow and understand you easily. You would like to learn how to structure your papers for more impact.

Aim

You know how to write well-structured professional scientific texts

Content

This course will provide you with input as well as practical exercises to address the following questions:

  • What is the conventional structure of a research article and its sections, and how do I apply it in my particular field?


  • What are my readers‘ expectations and how can I use their perspective to communicate my research findings effectively?
  • How do I create a storyline for my research article?
  • How do I logically structure paragraphs and sentences in a way that my readers can easily follow and understand?
  • How can I improve my scientific language & style?

Methods

Input, practical exercises, reflections, peer feedback, discussions in the whole group and in pairs, Q&A rounds.
Max. number of participants: 12

Notes

Please, bring to the workshop:

  • A laptop, 
 

  • one page of own scientific text (ideally work in progress, otherwise something that hasn‘t been heavily edited) 

  • 2 published research articles from your field: one that was easy to read and follow, and one that was rather hard to understand.
Course informations
Date
Wed, 15.06.2022, 9.00am-5.00am
Thu, 16.06.2022, 9.00am-5.00pm
Scope
2 days, 20 working units à 45 min
Format
Classroom meeting
Location
ZEWK, Frauenhoferstr. 33-36, 10623 Berlin, R: FH1004
Instructor
Dr. Martina Michalikova
Course language
English
Fees
For employees, assistant lectures, registered doctoral candidates at TU Berlin and junior scientists at HU, FU, Charité, the course is free of charge. If you do not belong to these groups of people, please contact  for information on fees.
Requirements
Participants should have English language skills at least the B2 level.
Completion
Assuming successful participation, you receive a certificate of attendance.

For registration, please fill in the provided form. In case of any questions regarding the course, please contact .

In case of any organizational questions please contact .

Registration

Your binding participation is very important to us. On the one hand, our courses are connected with high costs. On the other hand, we plan much group work and work interactively with you. Hence, should you be unable to attend the entire course or should you be prevented from attending the course at all, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can allocate the place to other interested persons. In the event of multiple unexcused absence, we reserve the right to exclude you from further ZEWK courses.

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