Academic Writing for Researchers Training
Need some help with putting the results of your research into excellent Academic English? Join our new Academic Writing for Researchers Training! This 3-part training for PhD students and faculty members of Corvinus university will help you maximize the impact of your research by ensuring that your academic output has a high quality in terms of language, style and structure.
Outline of the training:
Lesson 1 (14th April, 2021)
The basics of successful academic writing (relevant topic, clear claim, good structure, clarity, simplicity, audience assessment).
How to use an appropriate style (grammar, vocabulary, text organisation, spelling and punctuation, tone and approach).
Lesson 2 (21st April, 2021)
How to have an efficient structure (main claim, thesis and support, arguments and counterarguments, introduction, main discussion and conclusion, acknowledgements, further topics for research, limitations, methodology).
Lesson 3 (28th April, 2021)
The different genres of academic writing (peer-reviewed journal article, conference abstract, conference presentation, conference poster): similarities and differences in purpose, structure, style, length and content.
Lesson 4 (5th May, 2021)
Technical and visual formatting: page layout and numbering, title hierarchy, font sizes and font type, paragraph formatting, spacing etc. The advantages and disadvantages of word processors (such as MS Word) and document preparation systems (such as LaTeX).
The course will be delivered digitally in Microsoft Teams. The instructor will create a Group for the participants in Microsoft Teams where the classes will take place.