Scientific Writing and Publishing Workshop

... with Prof. Geoffrey Manley.

Workshop agenda:

Day 1: Scientific publishing today

  • Where to publish Choosing a journal
  • Instructions for authors Choosing authors and “who does what and when?”
  • Coordinating authors
  • Submitting your manuscript – including letter to the editor.
  • Choosing possible reviewers
  • Responding to reviews
  • Making your work known; copyright!

Day 2: The structure of your paper

  • the title of a paper
  • writing an effective abstract,
  • the introduction – what is important?
  • the materials and methods – what and how much?
  • the results – systematic and clear; use of figures
  • the discussion – place your data in context
  • the conclusions
  • Pitfalls: plagiarism and its consequences; citing and quoting, passive voice, British or American English. Common errors

Day 3. Practice Session

Language:           English
Credit points:    1,5
Lecturer:             Prof. Geoffrey Manley, STELS-OL
Registration:      via StudIP (for students from the University of Bremen “shibboleth login”)

Modules: olt165, olt264, olt332, olt464, olt561, olt662, olt762

18.02.2019 09:00 – 20.02.2019 17:00


Graduate School OLTECH

(Changed: 2021-07-22)