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Essentials of academic writing

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Date
Apr 25, 2017
Time
8:00 p.m. China Standard Time
Host Organization
Editage
Language
Chinese
Free Webinar
 
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After all your research work spanning months and years, you have finally put down your invaluable results in a paper for peer review and publication. Transition from a hard-working data-gather to a skilled academic writer is by no means smooth! How can you place your results within the broad context of your research area so that your peers will appreciate the merits of your work? How can you draft an effective abstract and an eye-catching title to make your paper stand out among others? How can you present sound logical arguments in the discussion and tie them up with the introduction? And most importantly, how can you write for readers instead of for yourself/your mentor? This webinar provides a practical guide on effective academic writing from the perspective an experienced scholar and journal editor.

Who is this for?

Beginner- and intermediate-level authors, especially those with science and technology backgrounds, who have frequently had manuscripts rejected by journal editors

Why should you attend?

Effective academic writing is difficult for students and even inexperienced researchers. There are established rules to follow, but one may still make many common mistakes. This session will be delivered by an experienced scholar who has also served as an editor for a few international journals. It will help you acquire fresh insights into effective academic writing, by focusing on the following important aspects:

  • How to write for readers instead of for yourself/your mentor?
  • How to place your results within the broad context of your research area so that your peers will appreciate the merits of your work?
  • How to present sound logical arguments in the discussion and tie them up with the introduction?
  • How to draft an effective abstract and an eye-catching title to make your paper stand out among others?

After this session, you will gain a working knowledge of effective academic writing, which will help you write more confidently keeping in mind what peer reviewers and international journals require.

How do you register?

It’s simple!

  • Click on “Register now”.
  • Fill in the short one-time registration form to generate your username and password.
  • You will receive a confirmation e-mail with the link to the webinar.
  • On the day of the webinar, click the link and sign in using your login details.

Don’t wait too long to sign up! The seats are limited!

Note that the webinar will be conducted in Chinese.

Featured expert

Professor Yang Gan, Academic publication trainer

Yang Gan has M.E. and Ph.D degrees in materials chemistry and physics from the Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was a postdoctoral researcher at University of Newcastle, Australia, and currently heads the Department of Energy Chemical Engineering at Harbin Institute of Technology. His research interests include colloidal and surface chemistry, scanning probe microscopy, nanotribology, controlled drug release with nanomaterials, surface particle deposition and contamination control, and environmental catalysis and photo-electrochemistry.

Yang Gan has been an editorial board member for Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) and is currently editorial board member for International Journal of Nanomedicine (Dove Medical Press) and associate editor for RSC Advances. He is the recipient of the biennial Teaching Excellence Award (2015) and Outstanding Faculty Award (2014) at Harbin Institute of Technology, and he co-authored a paper that was recognized with the Frans Habraken Best Paper Award (2014). He has published many journal articles over the past few years—including original research articles, invited reviews, non-referred essays, and book reviews—and has been invited to deliver talks at institutes in China, the USA, the UK, Canada, and Australia.


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Testimonials

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    I learned the clues about how to write a scientific research paper. The workshop was very beneficial for researchers.
    Nilay BIÇAKÇIOĞLU
    Research Assistant ,Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey
     
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