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Introduction to Writing Research Articles (webinar series)

This series of videos will help you to decide how and where to publish your work, know the features of effective research articles, and improve your research writing.

Level:

R1 ~ R2 

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Author Path Companion

This free course will guide you through writing your manuscript with the powerful, secure AuthorPath tool —all the way from rough outline to perfect draft and journal submission.

Level:

R1 ~ R2 

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Preparation & Careers

Preparation and Careers 1

Learn the basics of: the research cycle, career paths, research communication skills, attending interviews, and writing for CV.

Level:

R1 

Skill area(s):

Formats:

online self-study (coming Q3 2019)

Fundamentals of CV Writing

Learn how write a global-standard Curriculum Vitae that highlights your unique achievements as a researcher

Level:

R1 ~ R2 

Skill area(s):

Formats:

live workshop + online self-study

Effective Grant Writing

Learn professional-level skills for submitting grant applications, writing application letters and summaries, and funder reports

Level:

R2 ~ R3 

Skill area(s):

Formats:

live workshop + online self-study

Reading & Reviewing

Reading & Reviewing 1

Learn the basics of: searching literature & literature types; article reading strategies; note-taking, summarizing, paraphrasing; critical reading; citing and referencing

Level:

R1

Skill area(s):

Formats:

online self-study (coming Q3 2019)

Sharpening your Peer Review Skills

Learn about: searching literature & literature types; article reading strategies; note-taking, summarizing, paraphrasing; 
critical reading; citing and referencing

Level:

R2~R3

Skill area(s):

Formats:

live workshop + online self-study

Data Handling

Data Handling 1

Learn the basics of: study design & evidence; keeping records, data analysis, statistics, tables & figures, data ethics, copyright, open research, open science

Level:

R1 

Skill area(s):

Formats:

online self-study (coming Q2 2019)

Data Handling 2

Develop professional-level skills in: preparing tables for manuscripts, preparing figures for manuscripts, adapting or redrawing illustrations, data files, repositories, and secondary research

Level:

R2

Skill area(s):

Formats:

online self-study (coming Q3 2019)

Research Writing

Research Writing 1

Learn the basics of: planning your thesis, writing the overview, Introduction, and Methods; Results, Discussion, and Conclusion; reviewing, revising, and checking; editing, citing, and proofreading

Level:

R1 

Skill area(s):

Formats:

3-hour live workshop + online self-study

Research Writing 2

Develop your professional knowledge in: journal/article types; IMRaD types; journal selection; what journals want; metrics; drafting, revising, and editing; writing the abstract; writing the title; keywords

Level:

R2

Skill area(s):

Formats:

3-hour live workshop + online self-study

online self-study (coming Q2 2019)

Publishing & Ethics

Publishing and Ethics 1

Learn the basics of: research types, ethics; study/reporting ethics; intellectual property, mandates and rights; copyright; open access; predatory journals; thesis types, monographs, and conferences

Level:

R1 

Skill area(s):

Publishing and Ethics 2

Develop your professional skills in: converting theses to papers; authorship; ORCiD; publishing/peer review models; ethics; journal submission; presubmission inquiries, cover letter, and declarations; responding to peer reviews

Level:

R2 

Skill area(s):

Formats:

online self-study (coming Q2 2019)

Academic English Writing

Academic English Writing 1

Learn the basics of: writing correctly, clearly, concisely, cohesively, and coherently; using text functions in your writing.

Level:

R1

Skill area(s):

Formats:

3-hour live workshop + online self-paced

Academic English Writing 2

Learn pro-level Academic English tips for writing your Introduction; Literature Review, Methods, Results, and Discussion

Level:

R2

Skill area(s):

Formats:

3-hour live workshop + online self-paced

Promoting Your Research

Promoting Your Research 1

Learn the basics of: social network profiles, blog, microblogs, research networks, commenting

Level:

R1 

Skill area(s):

Formats:

online self-study (coming Q3 2019)

Promoting Your Research 2

Develop your professional skills in: graphical abstracts; highlights; lay summaries; video abstracts; research summaries for researchers; promoting publications

Level:

R2 

Skill area(s):

Formats:

online self-study (coming Q4 2019)

Advanced Science Communication

Sharpen your expertise in: third mission/knowledge exchange; research summaries for non-researchers; newsletter/website news; press releases; award applications, departmental newsletters, brochures and impact reports; general audience books

Level:

R3~R4 

Skill area(s):

Formats:

3-hour live workshop + online self-study

Presenting Live

Presenting Live 1

Learn the basics of: types of presentations, data presentation and illustrations, posters, slides, research group talks, non-academic talks

Level:

R1 

Skill area(s):

Oral Presentations

Learn the most effective ways to explain your research in an oral presentation; learn how to handle Q&A sessions; learn how to create effective slide shows

Level:

R1~R2 

Skill area(s):

Formats:

3-hour live workshop + online self-study

Poster Presentations and Flash Talks

Learn the best methods for writing and designing conference posters; giving poster presentations, flash talks, and pecha-kucha; handling questions; engaging listeners

Level:

R1~R2 

Skill area(s):

Formats:

3-hour live workshop + online self-study

Presentation Skills for Admins

Gain admin-level expertise in planning and administering research presentations

Level:

Admins

Skill area(s):

Formats:

3-hour live workshop + online self-study

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