Workshops on scientific writing and publishing

SARA regularly holds workshops on various themes related to scientific writing and publishing. Feel free to stick around after the presentation and ask questions.

Where: The graduate student space in the library (A-0232)

The workshops are bilingual

Check back regularly for newly added workshops

Kickstart a scientific article

8 questions to conquer the stasis of facing a blank page
  • Answer these questions to get your writing started
  • Repeat the exercise as you write
  • You’ll be surprised at how the answers evolve during the course of writing

Date: Wednesday January 30 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm


Write better abstracts

Think of an abstract as a business card that lets your research be discovered quickly
  • What is the purpose of a scientific abstract
  • Cater the abstract to the targeted audience
  • Determine the level of detail to include in the abstract
  • Structure the abstract

Date: Thursday January 31 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

How to think like a reviewer

The art of reviewing
  • The last hurdle between your written draft and its publication is the opinion of reviewers
  • Learn what is important for a reviewer so you can write better articles
  • Learn how to review a scientific article – an important skill to have as a researcher

Date: Wednesday February 20 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Contact us if you would like to hold a personalized workshop within your research group. We can help with various topics or you can suggest a topic to us!