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I-HoP : Manuscript Writing for Researchers (12/15) 【英語論文執筆セミナー】

I-HoP : Manuscript Writing for Researchers (12/15)

This transferable skills seminar is targeted for researchers (MC, DC and PD).
Seminar will be conducted in English.

This Transferable Skills Seminar, “Manuscript Writing for Researchers”, is intended primarily for young researchers who are submitting a paper to an international journal for the first time.

■ Outline
1)Tips for Writing an Effective Abstract
-Understanding “scientific” English
-Writing logically for emphasis
-Examples of strong/weak abstracts

2)Tips for Writing your Introduction and Discussion Sections
-Logically structuring your Introduction
-Clearly stating the purpose of your study
-Suitable statements for interpreting your results

3)Common Errors to Avoid when Writing a Manuscript
-Common language/grammar errors
-Style/format problems
-Overlooked requirements in the Instructions to Authors

4)Effective Paraphrasing to Avoid Plagiarism
-How journals define plagiarism
-Methods for incorporating published text into your manuscript

5) Q&A Session

■ Lecturer
Mr. Greg Adams / Managing Editor
FORTE Science Communications : Experts in Academic Papers

Mr. Greg Adams is the Manager of the Production Division at FORTE Science Communications in Tokyo.
FORTE is a global leader in STEM editing, translation, and publishing. Greg is a 15-year veteran of the science communications industry.
In the course of his career, he has edited a wide range of medical and technical papers that have been published in high-impact journals around the world. Based on his extensive experience in the academic publishing industry, ranging from the planning stage to the post-publication stage, Greg has provided practical training on the skills necessary to write research manuscripts to both young researchers and senior scientists at universities, hospitals, and research centers throughout Japan. In addition, he provides behavioral training and coaching in oral presentation skills for both small groups and large audiences.

■ Seminar date and time
2021/12/15 (Wed.) 16:00-17:30

■ Place
Online (Zoom video Webinar)

■ Target
Hokkaido University graduate students and postdocs

■ Application
By 12/8 (Wed.) 16:00

■ Maximum number of participants

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