Vollum Writing Program
Training in Professional Science Writing for OHSU Researchers
- The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure;
- Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage;
- Strategies for revising;
- Dealing with writer's block and time management;
- Best practices for writing introductions, results, discussions, and grant proposals.
In addition to the weekly workshop, you'll receive individual meetings with the instructor. These meetings are tailored to your needs, with the goal of helping you finish manuscripts and grants.
Prerequisites:There are no prerequisites for this noncredit, professional development course, but you should not take the class unless you have enough data to write about.
When? Four sessions per year (winter, spring, summer, fall) on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Individual meeting times arranged by appointment.
Winter 2018: January 10 through 31
Spring 2018: April 4 through 25
Summer 2018: July 11 through August 1
Fall 2018: September 26 through October 17
Where? Vollum 4M
Costs? No fees are assessed for NGP students, second-year PMCB students, and Vollum researchers; other participants will be charged a $500 fee.
Questions? Email OHSU Research Development or call 503-494-3124.
Non-OHSU faculty, postdocs, and graduate students who are actively writing are welcome to participate in this course; however, you must have an OHSU user name and password to register through the link above. If you are interested in taking this class, please email OHSU Research Development with your professional contact information.