Scientific paper writing and editing

 

Duração: 12 horas

Formador(es): Ana Silva (colaboração com o Instituto Superior Técnico)

Objetivos da formação:

At The end of the course the participants will be able to:

  • Write and edit research papers at a high publishable level
  • Avoid the most common errors in scientific writing
  • Overcome the main difficulties for non-natives of the English language

 Conteúdos Programáticos:

 1. Before you write-planning and preparation

  • Paper worth and contribution
  • Journal selection
  • Instruction/guide for authors
  • Publication process-overview
  • Pre-Writing planning
  • Paper topic and outline
  • Modal paper
  • Reviewers
  • Section Writing order
  • Paper structure and writing (overview)

 2. Writing style

  • Writing tone
  • Objectivity
  • Transition
  • Concision & redundancy
  • Contracted forms
  • Wordiness
  • Signposting
  • Abbreviations
  • Acronyms

3. Writing Guidelines

  • Writing structure and composition (analysis at the sentence and paragraph levels)
    • Writing tone
    • Objectivity
    • Transitions
    • Concision & redundancy
    • Contracted forms
    • Wordiness
    • Signposting
    • Abbreviations
    • Acronyms
    • Writing style
    • Contribution highlighting
    • Hedging and criticism
    • Argumentation

4. Writing os each paper section (abstract, introdution, methods, results, discussion and conclusion)