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The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

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Fri 2 May 2014 11:00 Finished
Tue 5 May 2015 11:15 Finished

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

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Tue 2 Jun 2015 11:15 Finished

Research has identified that the ability to verbally express ideas clearly and the capacity to work confidently in a group are the two key skills for employability. This series of workshops focuses on aspects of these skills most pertinent to Engineers at Cambridge.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

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Mon 6 Mar 2017 11:15 Finished
Tue 13 Feb 2018 11:15 Finished
English: Writing: Vocabulary building Tue 16 Feb 2016   11:15   [More dates...] Finished

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

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Mon 25 May 2015 11:15 Finished

The focus is on structure, logical flow, the effective development of ideas, accuracy and critical analysis.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

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Mon 28 Apr 2014 11:15 Finished
Mon 27 Apr 2015 11:15 Finished
Tue 23 Feb 2016 11:15 Finished
Mon 10 Oct 2016 11:15 Finished
Tue 11 Oct 2016 11:15 Finished
Tue 7 Feb 2017 11:15 Finished
Mon 9 Oct 2017 11:15 Finished
Tue 10 Oct 2017 11:15 Finished
Mon 29 Jan 2018 11:15 Finished
Tue 9 Oct 2018 10:30 Finished
Tue 9 Oct 2018 12:30 Finished
Mon 14 Oct 2019 10:30 Finished
Mon 14 Oct 2019 12:30 Finished

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

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Tue 25 Nov 2014 11:15 Finished

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

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Wed 25 Jan 2012 11:00 Finished
Wed 23 Jan 2013 11:00 Finished
Tue 28 Jan 2014 11:00 Finished
Tue 14 Oct 2014 11:15 Finished
English: Writing - Grammar Surgery new Tue 17 Jun 2014   11:00 Finished

Here we'll analyse and edit your own written work and focus on the grammar issues that arise. I will ask all participants to submit a piece of writing in advance, and the workshop will be based on these. It's a good opportunity to get direct feedback on your own work!

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

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Tue 21 Oct 2014 11:15 Finished

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

This workshop will cover best practice in presenting scientific results in English (charts, graphs, figures, diagrams, trends, etc.).

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

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Mon 30 Jan 2017 11:15 Finished
Tue 30 Jan 2018 11:15 Finished
Tue 27 Feb 2018 11:15 Finished
Fri 18 Jan 2019 12:30 Finished
English: Writing: Listening effectively in English new Mon 20 Feb 2017   11:15 Finished

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing: Poster presentations 2 Tue 17 May 2016   10:00   [More dates...] CANCELLED

This is a series of two workshops; you must also have attended Poster Presentations 1.

This series of two Poster Presentation workshops will cover aspects of designing, writing and presenting scientific posters.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

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Tue 17 Feb 2015 11:15 Finished
Tue 10 May 2016 11:15 POSTPONED
English: Writing: Preparing Effective Posters 1 new Mon 20 Feb 2017   11:15 CANCELLED

This Poster Presentation workshops will cover aspects of designing, writing and presenting scientific posters.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing: Preparing Effective Posters 2 new Mon 27 Feb 2017   11:15 CANCELLED

This Poster Presentation workshops will cover aspects of designing, writing and presenting scientific posters.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing: Prepositions Mon 11 May 2015   11:15 Finished

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

English: Writing - Punctuation in Scientific Writing new Fri 9 May 2014   11:00 Finished

In this workshop we will cover the correct use of punctuation in English including the comma, colon, semi-colon and hyphen. Through looking at published papers, we'll analyse punctuation in the Engineering field and then put everything into practice.

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

English: Writing (Scientific) - Love Your Reader new Fri 13 Jun 2014   11:00 Finished

Holding the reader in mind is key to good writing. In this workshop we will analyse attributes of a reader in order to create better pieces of writing. In doing so we will cover the danger of overload, clarity in developing ideas and the use of conventions in scientific writing.

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

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Mon 17 Nov 2014 11:15 Finished

This is a two-week course which includes individual supervisions. It focuses on your own drafts of first year report, thesis, or research paper.

Week 1 comprises five 2-hour whole-class lessons, one each morning, and concentrates on writing abstracts, literature reviews, discussions and conclusions and on preparing poster presentations. It also includes one individual supervision of 30 minutes which will take place on one of the following afternoons: Thursday 17 July 2.30-4.30, or Friday 18 July 2.30-4.30.

In Week 2 there will be one 2-hour whole-class lesson on Thursday afternoon based on points arising from students’ work-in-progress, plus one individual supervision of an hour. The time of this will be arranged with the teacher at the start of the course and will be held at one of the following times: Monday, 21st July 2.30-4.30pm, Tuesday, 22nd July 11.30-1.30pm or 2.30-4.30pm, Wednesday, 23rd July 2.30-4.30pm.

  • Please send in drafts of your own work for feedback. These can be any part of your report, dissertation or paper - or any other piece of scientific writing that is important to you.
  • Please send in these drafts well in advance of the course start (at least a week!).

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Mon 9 Jul 2012 11:00 Finished
Mon 8 Jul 2013 11:00 Finished

This is one in a series of five Scientific Writing Skills Workshops tailored to the needs of the PhD/PostDoc Engineering student. These run throughout the year.

  • What makes a good abstract and title? (see topics covered section for more details)

The following workshops are also available:

  • Planning and Writing the Literature Review
  • Presenting your results and findings
  • Working on the Discussions and Conclusions Sections
  • Preparing successful poster presentations

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Tue 13 Nov 2012 11:00 Finished
Fri 15 Mar 2013 14:00 Finished
Tue 28 May 2013 11:00 CANCELLED
Wed 13 Nov 2013 14:00 Finished

Learn from a CUP guest speaker how to use an effective online tool to improve and enrich your use of English words and expressions in scientific writing.

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Tue 24 Apr 2012 11:00 Finished
Tue 28 May 2013 11:15 Finished
Mon 22 Jan 2018 11:15 Finished
English: Writing: Trouble-shooting Mon 7 Mar 2016   11:15   [More dates...] CANCELLED

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

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Mon 9 Mar 2015 11:15 Finished
English: Writing - Using sources in English new Tue 10 Jun 2014   11:15 Finished

This workshop will concentrate on using sources effectively and appropriately in English (i.e., summarizing, paraphrasing and referencing techniques in English). It will discuss how to achieve the best synthesis of ideas from carefully acknowledging sources to drawing your own innovative conclusions.

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