Scientific writing course syllabus
Scjentific THIS COURSEThis course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, and issues in publication and peer review. Students from non-science disciplines can writinng from the training provided in the first four weeks (on general principles of effective writing). COURSE FORMATIn the first four weeks, we will review principles of effective writing, examples of good and bad writing, and tips for making the writing process easier.
In the second four weeks, we will examine issues specific to scientific writing, including: authorship, peer review, the format of an original manuscript, and communicating scientific writing course syllabus for lay audiences.