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Course, academic year 2020/2021
Effective Scientific Writing for PhD Students - D834003
Title: Effective Scientific Writing for PhD Students
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Actual: from 2020
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/0 other [hours/week]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Riddell Craig
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Dolejšová Ivana PhDr. (08.09.2016)
This course follows the structure of a typical research paper. Using real-life examples, it presents a philosophy of scientific writing, covers the key areas of grammar related to scientific English, and provides techniques for generating and sustaining reader attention.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Dolejšová Ivana PhDr. (08.09.2016)

Successful graduates of the course will:

. understand the art and mechanics (i.e. philosophy, structure, grammar) necessary to write all sections of scientific paper

. demonstrate improved scientific writing and, thus, be better positioned to publish scientific papers in the future

Literature -
Last update: Dolejšová Ivana PhDr. (08.09.2016)

All materials are supplied on the course.

Syllabus -
Last update: Dolejšová Ivana PhDr. (31.08.2016)

1 Style Matters

2 Word Choice

3 First Impressions – Your Title

4 Articles in your Article

5 Word Order

6 Making the Abstract Solid

7 Grammar for the Abstract

8 Sentence Flow

9 Paragraph Structure

10 The Introduction

11 Materials and Methods

12 Expressing Results, Discussing Results

13 The Right Conclusion

14 Our Full Stop: Punctuation