– To provide natural scientists with an opportunity to build their understanding, skills and confidence in writing professional and successful research articles.
MODULES (within 2 days)
A) How to write a scientific text (thesis, manuscript, grant application)
a. Focusing on your central message, identifying a good title
b. Writing a focused abstract / summary
c. How to draft an outline, developing an effective first draft
d. Writing an introduction
e. Writing the results, the discussion section, materials and methods
f. Writing a conclusion
g. Informative tables and figures
h. Use of numbers and statistics
i. Selecting a journal for publishing, journal/grant submission checklist
B) How do I read and manage literature? Suggestions from professionals.
C) Real life examples of how to / how not to
j. improving a text, improving a figure, improving a table