Academic Writing for Doctoral Students
This two-day online workshop will be an opportunity to reflect on the central challenges of academic writing, with focus on your current writing and PhD thesis.
To reflect on the central challenges of academic writing in the context of a doctoral project.
The workshop will take participants systematically through some of the main challenges of academic writing and publishing: audience, core argument and structure, as well as cultivating good writing habits.
- Day 1 will focus on the “pieces”, i.e., the individual articles.
- Day 2 will focus on putting the pieces together and writing the narrative.
Participants can be at any stage of their doctoral work. During the course, they should have with them a working draft of a paper or chapter from their thesis that they can use as a point of departure for the exercises.
Day 1: 11 October 2021
14:15-15:00 Introduction: The nature of academic writing
15:15-16:00 Core argument: Figuring out what you want to say
16:15-17:00 Structure: Tailoring your story to your audience
Day 2: 20 October 2021
09:15-10:00 Demonstrating doctorateness
10:15-11:00 Writing the narrative for an article-based thesis
11:15-12:00 Developing good writing habits
This course is only available to PhD candidates admitted to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Lynn P. Nygaard (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The course is free of charge.
The course takes place in Zoom. Zoom-ID will be distributed to the participants before the course.