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COURSE FULL

Course Aim

This course will help participants to:

  1. Structure their transfer report according to standard scientific principles.
  2. Write clearly, concisely, and accurately about their research.
  3. Adopt an appropriate English style for their transfer report.
  4. Proofread their report for correctness and consistency.

Course Content

  1. Planning your report - the key sections; adapting the structure to different kinds of research.
  2. Principles of effective writing - sentences, paragraphs, and words.
  3. Refining your style - how to be formal without being elaborate.
  4. Proofreading techniques, common errors of scientific English.

Course length

1 day

Number of participants

20

Terms and Conditions

Please read the Terms and Conditions for course booking and attendance.

*** NEW COURSES ***

Micro-internship programme for research staff - deadline for applications Monday 1 April

Three Minute Thesis Competition launched, deadline 25 May - training sessions available on 25 and 27 March 

Navigator (for men) - workshop dates for Trinity term - deadline 9am 15 April

Careers workshops for research students and research staff in Hilary term - run by the Careers Service

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

Pathways for women researchers aiming for an academic career in sciencerun by the MPLS division

Mixing it up mixed research methods course at the Department for Continuing Education (free for Oxford DPhil students) - 23 April to 11 June

Forthcoming events

Large group and lecturing

Teaching Skills

Monday, 18 March 2019 to Monday, 25 March 2019, 9.30am - 4.30pm

This course is scheduled two times each term.

Analysing biological data by model fitting in GraphPad Prism

Research Skills

Monday, 25 March 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm

COURSE FULL This course is scheduled once each term.

Presentation skills

Communication Skills Research Skills

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 10am to 3pm

COURSE FULL This course is scheduled once in each term.