“Fundamentals of Effective Scientific Writing – Manuscripts and Grants.” A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Kristin Sainani, Clinical Assistant Professor with Health Research and Policy, Stanford University.
From writing grants to authoring scientific papers, technical writing is an imperative skill at any stage of one’s career. From students to experienced chemists, writing is ingrained in everyday work, yet most scientists rarely take time to improve. Improving one’s technical writing is to improve one’s career. Communicate your ideas more clearly and effectively, get more of your papers published, and win that major grant! Join our speaker, Kristin Sainani of Stanford University for expert guidance on improving your technical writing abilities!
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What You Will Learn
- Recognize common writing mistakes
- Write more concisely and clearly
- Avoid “academic” writing habits
- And much more…
Date: Thursday, February 3, 2011
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Expert
Kristin Sainani has a background in both science and writing. After receiving an MS in statistics and PhD in epidemiology from Stanford University, she studied science writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Now a freelance health and science writer, she writes a health column for Allure magazine and a statistics column for the journal Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She is also a clinical assistant professor at Stanford, where she teaches statistics and manuscript writing.
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