Academic Writing for doctoral candidates

This workshop is for doctoral candidates who are either publishing in international journals, or
soon will be. The modules therefore explore how academic writers can satisfy the expectations of
international, English-speaking journal editors, and boost their chances of publication. Participants
will learn the techniques they need to write well structured papers which communicate the value of

their research with impact and clarity. Topics include:


• the principles of good academic writing
• understanding readers’ expectations
• cultural differences in how academic papers are written
• how to structure research articles
• how to build effective paragraphs and sentences
• using narrative to communicate value in abstracts and introductions

• editing techniques