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Fri 15 Jan 2016
15:00 - 17:00

Venue: Department of Genetics, Biffen Lecture, Downing Site

Provided by: Graduate School of Life Sciences


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Getting Started with Scientific Writing

Fri 15 Jan 2016


A crash course in what you need to know about scientific writing. This lecture is aimed at those writing scientific papers, but many of the principles apply equally to writing a doctoral dissertation. The examples given are mostly in the area of of Biochemistry research, but applicable to many others.

Target audience

PhD students in the GSLS


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 15 Jan 2016   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Department of Genetics, Biffen Lecture, Downing Site map Dr Martin Welch

To prepare you for:

Writing scientific papers

Understanding the conventions

Avoiding common errors

Topics covered:

Why write scientific papers?

What is a scientific paper - organisation of the paper (IMRAD)

What to include in each section

What not to forget

Common errors

Basic English and common English mistakes




2 hours

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