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Thu 14 Feb 2019
10:00 - 12:30

Venue: CCTL, Revans Room

Provided by: Researcher Development Programme (RDP)


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Writing Your First Year Report (Physical Sciences & Technology)
Beginners

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Description

It’s that time of year: the report is looming on the horizon and the reality of writing is here!

Aimed at first-year PhD students, with little or no academic writing experience. This course focuses on helping you develop good writing habits and become a more efficient writer. It is designed to get you thinking and to get working effectively on your end-of-first-year report / Certificate of Postgraduate Studies.

Please note, this is a beginners course, so if you already have experience in writing for academic purposes, this course might not be for you.


Outcomes:

  • Understand the form and function of the first-year report
  • Start planning the structure of your report
  • Experience the benefits of editing and providing feedback on writing
Target audience

First-year PhD Students in the Physical Sciences & Technology. This course is most effective for those who will soon be starting to write their First-Year Report.
Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available here.

Prerequisites

Come prepared to do some work and make a real start on your report.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 14 Feb 2019   10:00 - 12:30 10:00 - 12:30 CCTL, Revans Room map Dr S. Tomaskovic
Format

Participative workshop including provision of information, discussion and practical exercises.

Duration

One 2.5 hour session.

Frequency

Multiple instances in Lent and Easter term.

Theme
Writing Skills

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