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Workshop in scientific writing skills for theses and dissertations

The Writing Lab’s Workshop in Scientific Writing Skills for Theses and Dissertations provide postgraduate students with the opportunity to refine their scientific writing skills in an interactive, practical way and to receive answers about academic writing in general. Various topics about writing theses and dissertations will be discussed, such as the role of the reader, […]

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Free workshops for lecturers: helping postgraduate students to write

The Writing Lab is presenting three workshops for lecturers/supervisors of postgraduate students. The workshops focus on the typical writing difficulties that students encounter when writing an academic text as well as help lecturers to identify such difficulties and suggest ways of solving them. Dates: Helping students with thesis writing – 24-25 October Helping students with avoiding plagiarism and […]

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Helping students with thesis writing

Guiding a student through the thesis writing 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: 24-25 October 2011 Time: 09:00-16:30 Venue: Writing […]

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Workshop in Scientific Writing Skills for Theses and Dissertations

On 16-17 May the Writing Lab will present its Workshop in Scientific Writing Skills for Theses and Dissertations. This workshop will take place at the Tygerberg campus and is aimed at postgraduate Health Sciences students working on their theses or dissertations. The workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to refine their scientific writing skills […]

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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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Free Writing Consultations at the Writing Laboratory

Why battle on alone with your writing or feel confused about how to proceed with it when you can get advice? The University has a FREE writing consultation service for students and staff. Visit the Writing Lab at 22 Crozier Street to find out more. We’re next door the Department of Journalism and opposite the […]

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