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The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing: Poster presentations 2 Tue 17 May 2016   10:00 CANCELLED

This is a series of two workshops; you must also have attended Poster Presentations 1.

This series of two Poster Presentation workshops will cover aspects of designing, writing and presenting scientific posters.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing: Preparing Effective Posters 1 new Mon 20 Feb 2017   11:15 CANCELLED

This Poster Presentation workshops will cover aspects of designing, writing and presenting scientific posters.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing: Preparing Effective Posters 2 new Mon 27 Feb 2017   11:15 CANCELLED

This Poster Presentation workshops will cover aspects of designing, writing and presenting scientific posters.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing: Prepositions Mon 11 May 2015   11:15 Finished

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

English: Writing - Punctuation in Scientific Writing new Fri 9 May 2014   11:00 Finished

In this workshop we will cover the correct use of punctuation in English including the comma, colon, semi-colon and hyphen. Through looking at published papers, we'll analyse punctuation in the Engineering field and then put everything into practice.

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

English: Writing (Scientific) - Love Your Reader new Fri 13 Jun 2014   11:00 Finished

Holding the reader in mind is key to good writing. In this workshop we will analyse attributes of a reader in order to create better pieces of writing. In doing so we will cover the danger of overload, clarity in developing ideas and the use of conventions in scientific writing.

This is a two-week course which includes individual supervisions. It focuses on your own drafts of first year report, thesis, or research paper.

Week 1 comprises five 2-hour whole-class lessons, one each morning, and concentrates on writing abstracts, literature reviews, discussions and conclusions and on preparing poster presentations. It also includes one individual supervision of 30 minutes which will take place on one of the following afternoons: Thursday 17 July 2.30-4.30, or Friday 18 July 2.30-4.30.

In Week 2 there will be one 2-hour whole-class lesson on Thursday afternoon based on points arising from students’ work-in-progress, plus one individual supervision of an hour. The time of this will be arranged with the teacher at the start of the course and will be held at one of the following times: Monday, 21st July 2.30-4.30pm, Tuesday, 22nd July 11.30-1.30pm or 2.30-4.30pm, Wednesday, 23rd July 2.30-4.30pm.

  • Please send in drafts of your own work for feedback. These can be any part of your report, dissertation or paper - or any other piece of scientific writing that is important to you.
  • Please send in these drafts well in advance of the course start (at least a week!).

This workshop is tailored to the needs of Native and Non-native 1st Year PhD students MPhil (Res).

This is a Scientific Writing Skills Workshops tailored to the needs of the PhD/PostDoc Engineering students.

This is one in a series of five Scientific Writing Skills Workshops tailored to the needs of the PhD/PostDoc Engineering student.

  • Presenting your results and findings (see topics covered section for more details)

The following workshops are also available:

  • Planning and Writing the Literature Review
  • Working on the Discussions and Conclusions Sections
  • What makes a good abstract and title?
  • Preparing successful poster presentations

This is one in a series of five Scientific Writing Skills Workshops tailored to the needs of the PhD/PostDoc Engineering student. These run throughout the year.

  • What makes a good abstract and title? (see topics covered section for more details)

The following workshops are also available:

  • Planning and Writing the Literature Review
  • Presenting your results and findings
  • Working on the Discussions and Conclusions Sections
  • Preparing successful poster presentations

This is one in a series of five Scientific Writing Skills Workshops tailored to the needs of the PhD/PostDoc Engineering student.

  • Working on the Discussions and Conclusions Sections (see topics covered section for more details)

The following workshops are also available:

  • Planning and Writing the Literature Review
  • Presenting your results and findings
  • What makes a good abstract and title?
  • Preparing successful poster presentations

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing: Technology assisted writing workshop new Mon 28 Jan 2019   11:15 Finished

Learn from a CUP guest speaker how to use an effective online tool to improve and enrich your use of English words and expressions in scientific writing.

English: Writing: The Basics of Writing: Your Strategy new Tue 13 Oct 2015   11:15 Finished

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing: Trouble-shooting Mon 7 Mar 2016   11:15 CANCELLED

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing - Using sources in English new Tue 10 Jun 2014   11:15 Finished

This workshop will concentrate on using sources effectively and appropriately in English (i.e., summarizing, paraphrasing and referencing techniques in English). It will discuss how to achieve the best synthesis of ideas from carefully acknowledging sources to drawing your own innovative conclusions.

English: Writing: Vocabulary building Tue 16 Feb 2016   11:15 Finished

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
French: Beginner Intensive Mon 24 Jun 2019   10:00 Finished

Introductory course to French. This course is for those with no previous knowledge of French. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

French: Beginner Intensive Mon 16 Jun 2014   10:00 Finished

Introductory course to French. This course is for those with no previous knowledge of French. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

French: Business Intermediate Mon 18 Jun 2012   10:00 CANCELLED

This course covers aspects of Business in France such as telephone calls, interviews and the French business culture. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

French: Business Lower Mon 9 Jul 2012   10:00 Finished

This course will give you the basics of communication in a professional environment (telephone calls, writing e-mails and booking transportation tickets etc.) Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

French: Intermediate new Mon 18 Jun 2018   16:00 Finished

This course is for those with a GCSE or AS (or equivalent) level in French. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

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