PHYS-7820
Topics in Scientific Writing:  For Graduate Students in the Physical Sciences: Physics, engineering, chemical Engineering & chemistry, environmantal Architecture, Computer Science, Astrophysics, Astronomy, biological Sciences, mathematics and Linguisics

Do these apply to you: Graduate student in one of the physical sciences?
  Suffer from Writer's Block from time to time? 
 

Looking for strategies to move beyond Writer's block?

  Want to write clear, concise reports about your work and your field?

 

This course is open to all graduate students. Most appropriate for students who have completed most/all coursework and expect to have research results during the semester Got writers block? http://currentliving.files.wordpress.com/2009/01/writers_block1.jpg We use research based strategies designed to help students overcome writer's block while they improve their scientific writing  

How it works

Students
choose a research topic within their discipline
Work to define the
research problem
Write
a report that describes the work according to conventions in their
discipline
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Need Help with presentations?
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Thinking about writing a research proposal?
Students also design and present effective oral presentations about their research./th>    
The role of research proposals in the scientific community is also discussed.    
Looking
for funding sources for your work?
   

 

Course is open to ALL graduate students 

Most appropriate for students who have completed most/all coursework and expect to have research results during the semester.

 

  

 

 Got Writer's Block?

                        

We use research-based strategies designed to help students overcome writer’s block while they improve their scientific writing.  

How it works
Students choose a research topic within their discipline 

Work to define the research problem

Write a report that describes the work according to conventions in their discipline

 

Students also design and present effective oral presentations about their research.      Need help with presentations?
Thinking about writing a research proposal?
The role of research proposals in the scientific community is also discussed.      Looking for funding sources for your work?