Workshop on Science Writing | 19 to 26 August 2019 | Aravind Eye Care System, Madurai ~ helpBIOTECH

10 May 2019

Workshop on Science Writing | 19 to 26 August 2019 | Aravind Eye Care System, Madurai

Workshop on Science Writing 

19 to 26 August 2019 

Aravind Eye Care System, Madurai 

Current Science, an open access journal, endeavours to make scientific advances accessible to all. To build the capacity of scientists and researchers in India to write scientific papers in a manner that is understandable to non-specialist readers of the multidisciplinary journal, a series of Science Writing Workshops have been organized by Current Science. 

The 10th Workshop in this series will be hosted by the Aravind Eye Care System, Madurai from 19 to 26 August 2019. Applications are invited from interested faculty in Indian universities, and scientists in Indian research institutes. 

Participant profile 

• Ph.D. degree in any branch of science. 
• Proficiency in spoken and written English. 
• Knowledge in working with word processors and internet browsers. 

The Workshop aims to improve skills for writing different types of manuscripts, reviews and project proposals. The eight-day Workshop will be preceded by a month-long Virtual Online Workshop and followed by two-weeks online mentoring. The participants expected to take part in online interactions actively. 

Only fourteen persons will be selected for the Workshop in a batch to allow group discussions, interpersonal interactions and hands on training. Arrangements will be made for the boarding and lodging of the selected participants. 

Registration fee: Rs 16,000 to be paid on selection (includes journal subscription for 5 years) 

The details of the Workshop and the application form are available at: 

Last date for receiving applications: 10 June 2019 

Announcement of selected candidates: 15 June 2019


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