Please Note:

Course Detail

PHD-QMA-103 - Behind the mystique: what academic writing is, and how to get better at it

AUDIENCE:
Audience: All researchers (including staff and PhD students)

JOINING INSTRUCTIONS:
This workshop will be hosted on Zoom.
You will receive joining instructions via email 2 weeks in advance of the session and again 2 days in advance.

DESCRIPTION:
Behind the mystique: what academic writing is, and how to get better at it

This half-day workshop takes a fresh look at academic writing, de-mystifying it with activities to help you write more clearly and stylishly in your discipline. In the workshop, we will explore:
• what academic writing is and what it's for
• what 'good' looks like, and how this varies by discipline
• the writing process: thinking, planning, drafting and editing
• some ‘nuts and bolts’ of ‘good’ academic writing
• top tips (to avoid common writing pitfalls)
• developing good writing practice

--------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT POLICIES
Late arrival:
If you anticipate arriving late, please advise us as soon as possible. Please note that the instructor reserves the right to not admit any latecomers.

Assistance:
If you require any type of assistance, whether it is with mobility, visual and/or hearing, please let us know at resdev@qmul.ac.uk so we can do our best to accommodate you.

Objectives

Provided by: Researcher Development

Details

Date: Monday 2 November 2020

Venue: Webinar, Online, Internet

Time: 10:00 - 12:00


Tutor

  • Dr A Wilson