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Seminar: Scientific Writing and Publishing Workshop - Details
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General information

Course name Seminar: Scientific Writing and Publishing Workshop
Semester Wise19/20
Current number of participants 19
expected number of participants 12
Home institute Graduate School Science, Medicine and Technology (Oltech)
Courses type Seminar in category Teaching
First date Thu., 05.12.2019 09:00 - 17:00, Room: W16A 104
Type/Form Workshop
Lehrsprache englisch
ECTS points 1,5

Course location / Course dates

W16A 104 Thursday. 05.12.19 - Friday. 06.12.19 09:00 - 17:00

Module assignments


The workshop is adresses to PhD students of the graduate school Oltech.

Before the course begins you have at least parts of a paper for an international
peer-reviewed journal written in a first draft (with or without other authors).

Topics of the workshop:
Day 1: Scientific publishing today
• Where to publish Choosing a journal
• Instructions for authors Choosing authors and “who does what and when?”
• Coordinating authors
• Submitting your manuscript – including letter to the editor.
• Choosing possible reviewers
• Responding to reviews
• Making your work known; copyright!

Day 2: The structure of your paper
• the title of a paper
• writing an effective abstract,
• the introduction – what is important?
• the materials and methods – what and how much?
• the results – systematic and clear; use of figures
• the discussion – place your data in context
• the conclusions
• Pitfalls: plagiarism and its consequences; citing and quoting, passive voice, British or American English. Common errors

Day 3. Practice Session
• Individual practice session for paper writing, talks, posters and manuscript study.
• At the request of the participants: Publishing as a poster or as a conference talk

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