IRTG Workshop: Scientific Writing (Part I)

Dr Martina Michalikova, Writing Scientist Griebnitzsee, House 7, R. 1.27 - 1.2909:00 - 17:00

Dr Martina Michalikova gives a two-day scientific writing workshop on the 6th and 7th of June 2024, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Please bring the following to the Workshop:

  • laptop
  • recent research results in the form of a figure, table or equation
  • 1-2 pages from your own text: some work in progress, otherwise something older that others have not extensively edited
  • 2 published research articles from your field: one that was easy to read & follow, and one that was rather hard to understand


Objectives of the Workshop are:

  • Participants understand the conventional structure of research articles and know how to apply it in their particular field.
  • Participants learn to create a compelling storyline for a research article.
  • Participants understand the readers‘ expectations, which enables them to communicate their research findings effectively.
  • Participants practice techniques for efficient structuring, drafting and revising of scientific articles.
  • Participants learn how to write clearly and comprehensibly.
  • Participants write short texts related to their research and revise a text written previously.
  • Participants learn to use writing as a support for their scientific thinking.
  • Participants reflect upon their writing productivity and develop strategies for improvement.
  • Participants learn to utilize peer-feedback for effective revising.