Oili Tsakmakis

Room W3 1-138

Phone.: +49 (0)441 - 798 3648/49

Office hours:
Tuesday 13:00 - 14:00
Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 
and by appointment

Scientific Writing and Publishing Workshop

OLTECH PhD study programme Neurosensory Science & Systems PhD study programme Interface Science PhD study programme Environmental Sciences and Biodiversity PhD programme Renewable Energy PhD programme Medicine and Health Sciences PhD programme Mathematics and Fundamental Physics

Trainer (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
  • If time: Discussion of individual questions to manuscripts.

OLTECH PhD students have the preference for a course place.

Start Time

05. December 2019, 09:00 – End date: 06. December 2019, 17:00


Graduate School OLTECH


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