Persuasive Scientific Report Writing
Start/Finish date: 1st October 2012 9:30am - 5:00pm
Location: Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London, WC1N 2JU
Member Price: £20.00
Non-Member Price: £150.00
Event type: Open to all
This full day course is for writers of technical, scientific and other related reports or documents.
This full day course is for writers of technical, scientific and other related reports or documents, including students, who wish to improve their report and general document writing skills. Participants will learn the principles and processes for high quality communication in scientific thinking and writing, with plenty of opportunity to discuss and practice the skills learnt.
What does the course cover?
• Persuasive Writing – Getting your arguments across convincingly
• Structured Writing – How to be logical, concise and to the point
• Reader Analysis – Give your readers what they want from your writing
• Issue Response – How to handle the tricky bits
• Document Structure – Data, ideas, conclusions, what to put where
• Reviewing – How to get and give effective reviews
The course will be run in an interactive style, where participation of course attendees will be encouraged. Participants will receive a course booklet covering the topics and ideas discussed, and exercises to develop their confidence in using them.
Course tutor Cliff Collis has over 25 years of experience in personal research in physiology and biochemistry medical schools in London as well as specialising science communication - science for scientists. He then went on to work at a large pharmaceutical company as a communication specialists, working with drug development teams helping them prepare documents and presentations for health authority meetings to progress new drugs through the drug development approval procedure.
Fees: Society members £20 – Member Organisation members £75 – Non-members £150 - 20 places
For further information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We will open online bookings from mySociety on 3rd September. Members can login and non-members can register as a mySociety user.