Tag Archives: Scientific Writing Skills

Scientific Writing Skills Workshop for Research Proposals

This workshop provides an introduction to the necessary writing skills for formulating and organising information in a research proposal. The workshop will take place on 18 October at the Writing Lab. The following topics will be discussed: Purpose of the research proposal Planning the research proposal Components of the research proposal Adapting the proposal for a […]

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Harvard Referencing Workshop

On 21 October 2010, the Writing Lab will be presenting a workshop on the Harvard referencing method. The main topics are: The importance of referencing Plagiarism The types of referencing in scientific/academic texts If one should cite or quote The correct formats for different sources (including electronic sources) The cost for each participant is R350 […]

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Helping students with thesis writing

This twelve-hour course covers various aspects of thesis writing. Guiding a student through this process can be a complex and demanding task. We shall look at how students can approach writing the different sections of a thesis. During this course we shall also analyse how writing works with reference to coherence, cohesion and flow. Date: […]

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Workshop in Scientific Writing Skills for Theses and Dissertations

Date and time: 12-13 October 2010, 09:00-16:30 Venue: Tygerberg campus The workshop totals twelve hours running over two days. The purpose of the workshop is to provide a general introduction to the writing skills required for producing and organising information in theses and dissertations.  The main topics will be the following: Audience and purpose Structure […]

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Workshop in Scientific Writing Skills for Research Proposals

Date: 4 October 2010 Time:  09:00-16:30 Venue: Seminar Room of the Writing Lab, 22 Crozier Street This workshop provides an introduction to the writing skills necessary to creat and organise information when writing a research proposal.   The following topics will be addressed: Purpose of the research proposal Planning of the research proposal Components of the […]

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Helping students with proposal writing

This six-hour course covers some of the typical writing difficulties that students encounter when writing an academic proposal. It will also help you to identify such difficulties and suggest ways of solving them. We shall pay attention to the components of a research proposal and their functions as well as how to avoid overlap and […]

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Scientific Writing Skills Workshop

The SU Writing Laboratory will be presenting a workshop on Scientific Writing Skills from 17 – 20 August 2009. This 12-hour workshop runs over four afternoons (from 13:30 – 16:30) and aims to help Master’s and Doctoral students in various fields of study to effectively plan, write and edit their own theses and dissertations.Main topics […]

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