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I2: Academic Writing and Publishing in the Life Sciences - 64388

(1 hr/workshop); 2 CP; Spring 2024)
Dates: 5 April, 12 April, 19 April, 26 April, 3 May & 10 May 
Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Jan Pieter Abrahams, Marek Basler

These workshops (6 x 1h plus homework) on scientific writing are aimed at third and fourth-year PhD students.

These workshop provides practical expertise in the essential aspects of scientific writing. 
The workshops are interactive and will enable attendees to improve their writing skills through constructive feedback and peer discussion. The workshops include homework, with the aim of drafting a publication-ready manuscript based on your PhD research.

Also a broad range of topics essential for writing good scientific manuscripts are part of the workshops.

Included are:

  • Manuscript planning
  • the role of writing tools like ChatGPT in streamlining the writing process
  • the optimal use of figures and tables
  • strategies for collaborative writing
  • manuscript preparation for submission, and relevant ethical aspects.

Special attention will be given to overcoming the challenges inherent in writing, such as writer’s block and the revision process following peer review.

Through discussions, case studies, and interactive sessions, attendees will practice the application of these concepts.

Prior to registratioin in MONA, please register @ phd-biozentrumunibasch