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Scientific Writing Skills, 11-13.6

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SCIENTIFIC WRITING SKILLS 2018

Jean-Luc Lebrun (http://www.scientific-writing.com/)
June 11-13, 2018, JOENSUU (M100) and KUOPIO (SN201, video connection)

Register to the course: http://cs.uef.fi/sciteco/SciWri2018/
Deadline to register: 4.6.2018

"Be Published or Not, Reviewers Decide.
 Be Cited or Not, Readers Decide"
 - Jean-Luc Lebrun

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TARGET AUDIENCE:

- Early-stage researchers (PhD students) - primary target group
- Post-doctoral researchers, PhD supervisors, Professors
- Other UEF staff interested in improving their scientific writing skills

ABOUT THE LECTURER:

Jean-Luc Lebrun is a well-known instructor of scientific writing and
presentation skills at various institutes in Singapore, Italy, Poland
and Finland. He may not teach grammar or punctuation rules but,
instead, how to write papers that are READER-FRIENDLY. This includes
questions like choosing a good manuscript title, how to write clear
abstract, introduction, how to structure your paper and how to make
sure that the reader's interest is maintained throughout the text by
writing fluid sentences. Lebrun is known for his innovative, dynamic
and humorous way of teaching, stemming from his life-long
international experience as an instructor, writer and research
director.

SCIENTIFIC WRITING ASSISTANT: SWAN

During the course, the participants will work with their own
manuscripts utilizing freely available Scientific Writing AssistaNt
(SWAN) tool: http://cs.uef.fi/swan/. You will probably find many
surprises from your own manuscripts in this highly interactive course.
The course is recommended especially for PhD students and postdoctoral
researchers but professors, supervisors and generally everyone
interested in learning to write clear, concise, convincing and
interesting scientific text are also welcomed!

CREDIT POINTS:

PhD students will get 2 credit points (ECTS) eligible for PhD studies.

ORGANIZER:

The course is organized by the Doctoral Programme in Science,
Technology and Computing (SCITECO) of the UEF. The local organizer is
the School of Computing. Further details from the course page, or from
the local organizers.

Associate Prof. Tomi Kinnunen (tkinnu@cs.uef.fi)
Dr. Oili Kohonen (okohonen@cs.uef.fi)

Course e-mail: sciwri2018@cs.uef.fi
http://cs.uef.fi/sciteco/SciWri2018/