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How to structure a research paper

Melbourne 9th April 2019

Dr Marina Hurley shows you what to write in each section of your research paper, with particular attention paid to the Introduction and Discussion sections. We also cover the steps necessary to get your paper published. The practical exercises allow you to work on your own project and to produce a content-rich first draft. 

Learn how to
- Structure your research paper according to your project and journal requirements.
- Structure your Abstract, Introduction and Discussion.
- Decide what literature or information should be included to strengthen your findings. - Avoid common mistakes that cause papers to be rejected for publication.

What you take away
- Improved writing and editing skills
- A rewritten draft of your own work that you complete during the workshop (optional)

Resources provided
- The Writing Clear Science workshop handbook 
- A workshop participation certificate 
- Worksheets and templates for future use
- Recommended reading list

When & where is the next workshop?
- Melbourne 9th April: 9.30 am - 1.30pm
- Download the Brochure

The Seminar Room, Sir Zelman Cowan Centre, 295 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000

- $195 (incl. GST) Includes morning tea and resources.
- >10% earlybird discount (expires 2 weeks prior to commencement of workshop)
- Additional discounts are available every month through our email newsletter.

Payment options

- Credit Card - Click the 'Book Now' button above
- If you require an invoice for your institution to process, or you wish to pay by cheque or direct bank transfer - please
Download the registration form and email it to info@writingclearscience.com.au. You will shortly receive your booking notification and invoice (incl. bank account details).
- Please be aware of our Refund Policy within our Terms & Conditions and our Privacy Policy

About the presenter

Since 2005, Dr Marina Hurley has specialised in teaching scientific and professional writing through her Writing Clear Science training consultancy. Prior to 2005, Marina worked as an ecological scientist for 20 years. Marina is Visiting Fellow at UNSW teaching PhD students. Based in Melbourne, Marina regularly travels across Australia delivering workshops.    au.linkedin.com/in/marinahurley/

More Information: Download the brochure or visit www.writingclearscience.com.au. To help you prepare for the workshop, read Marina Hurley's blog so that you can familiarise yourself with her teaching approach. 

Contact Details: Dr Marina Hurley 0416 097-979, info@writingclearscience.com.au


-‘I thought it was really good, I feel more confident about finishing my paper'.

- ‘I loved this workshop. It paid for itself within the first 10 minutes!' 

- 'This workshop not only helped me to write a paper, but also taught how to review a paper [bonus!]. 

Who can attend

  • Postgraduate students

  • Research scientists

  • Government researchers

  • Graduate scientists

  • Technical Officers

  • Science professionals

  • Science communicators

  • Non-fiction professional writers

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