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Hugh Kearns presents different workshops each year in Hilary term.

COURSE AIM

Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? In academia it is often assumed that writing comes naturally. However, an overwhelming body of research shows that there are very clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity.

COURSE CONTENT

This workshop will help you to understand:

• why it's hard to get started
• how we deliberately use distractions to slow down writing
• the principles of quick starting
• how to deal with destructive internal beliefs
• how to set a writing plan and stick to it
• how to set achievable goals by writing in a silo
• how to greatly increase the number of actual words you produce
• how to clarify your thinking, and improve the quality of your work

 

COURSE LENGTH

Half a day workshop.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

120

Booking Instructions

Please read the updated instructions before booking. 

Terms and Conditions

Please read the Terms and Conditions for course booking and attendance. These have been updated for Trinity Term 2019.

*** NEW COURSES ***

Summer pre-sessional academic English course available at the Oxford University Language Centre, 5 August - 13 September, 2019.

'Academic English' courses available at the Oxford University Language Centre to help international students and staff improve their academic communication.

Limited spaces available for non-RDM MSD research staff on the RDM Learning and Development programme

iSkills for the Medical Sciences Division: Introduction to Mendeley (run by Bodleian iSkills) - book now for places during April-July.

How and why to undertake a systematic review 21 June