Workshop Writing and Presenting Scientific Papers
LecturersBirgitta Malmfors (SE), Phil Garnsworthy (UK) and Michael Grossman (USA)
Meeting venueValamar Resort, Babin Kuk Complex, 20 000 Dubrovnik, Croatia
Date / Time Sunday 26 August 2018
08.00 – 08.15 Check-in for the workshop and receive name badge
(at entrance of the workshop room). Required for attending the workshop
08.15 – 18.30Workshop

About the Workshop

Communicating science is as important to the scientific process as designing, conducting and analysing the experiment itself. The workshop focuses on essential techniques for effective writing and presentation of scientific information: reviewing sections of a paper, improving a table and figure, practicing an oral presentation, and reviewing posters. The workshop is in the format of active learning – each session consists of an informative PowerPoint presentation followed by a practical group task.

Workshop Materials

Handout material will include notes from the PowerPoint presentations and the practicals. The book for the workshop is Writing and Presenting Scientific Papers by Birgitta Malmfors, Phil Garnsworthy and Michael Grossman, 2nd ed., Nottingham University Press (2004).

To register for the full-day workshop, please complete the relevant section on the EAAP registration form. Note that there is an additional fee of 80 € to attend the workshop. The fee is slightly increased after 1 June.

08.00 - 08.15Check-in for the workshop and receive name badge
(required for attending the workshop)
08.15 - 09.00Introduction
- Programme and participants
- Importance of science communication
09.00 - 11.00Techniques for scientific writing: Sections of a scientific paper
Coffee/Tea/Juice/Fruit breakGroup activity: Improving title and abstract
11.00 - 12.30Techniques for scientific writing: Using visuals
Group activity: Improving tables and figures
12.30 - 13.30Lunch
13.30 - 16.45Oral presentation and visual displays
Group activity: Prepare and deliver an oral presentation
(including Coffee/Tea/Juice/Fruit break)
16.45 - 17.40Poster presentations
Group activity: Review posters
17.40 - 18.00Ethics in scientific publication
18.00 - 18.30General discussion and Workshop evaluation

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