Scientific writing: core skills

This one day course provides a sound grounding in the core skills needed to produce accurate and effective scientific writing.

The course will include:
 Critique of readability in relevant papers.
 Use of tenses in academic papers.
 Writing with impact.
 Concise writing.
 Grammar and proof reading.
 Scientific table and chart technique.
By the end of the session participants will be able to:
 Develop understanding of the characteristics of scientific writing; write in simple, clear and concise scientific English.
 Develop knowledge of how to write grammatically correct English.
 Improve proof reading skills; organise the sections of a scientific paper effectively.
 Develop a scientific argument with appropriate language that conveys the message effectively.
 Make effective use of charts and tables.