Writing Research Articles in the Life Sciences and Natural Sciences
Course Type: Workshop
Target Group:Doctoral researchers (from the Life Sciences and Natural Sciences)
The writing of well-argued and clearly-structured research articles is a key competence for doctoral students in the life sciences and natural sciences.
In this workshop you will investigate the writing process from first ideas to finished text, explore your individual strengths and development areas in the context of scientific writing and analyse the section and paragraph structure of research articles. Further, you will understand attributes of clear research articles, practice effective techniques for improvements of text quality, know how to improve the cooperation with co-authors and supervisors and develop time and self-management strategies for productive writing.
Counting towards the Certificate “Leadership, Management, Transfer of Knowledge”: ModulIII, IV (16 AE)
Dr. Philipp Mayer
Geoecologist; since 2007 freelance adult educator and trainer. Studied geoecology, obtained a PhD in the field of biodiversity research from TU München. Work areas: training and counselling services for effective academic writing. Several publications related to the teaching and learning of academic writing.