CHEM8035 Scientific Writing in Chemistry (1st Year)
Aims and Objectives
A workshop designed to develop a basic competence in three aspects of scientific writing
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- How to make a case for the importance of a piece of research and the chosen research approach.
- How to make a case for the conclusion/interpretation of a piece of research.
- How to write in a clear and concise fashion to make it accessible to an international research audience.
Various topics will be covered, including: • Visual methods for designing a logical case for either importance or conclusion of a piece of research. • The six basic types of fault in writing style • Methods for assessing the logic and writing style of written scientific papers and reports. • Considering your international audience and preparing your writing for their comprehension. • Efficient techniques for revising a piece of text.
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
Individual and team-based exercises and problems, discussion, peer assessment
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Exercises, peer and tutor feedback Attendance at all sessions
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