Workshop on Science Writing | 3 to 10 February 2019

Workshop on Science Writing 

3 to 10 February 2019, Bengaluru 

Current Science endeavours to make scientific advances accessible to all those interested in science. 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 Science Writing Workshop will be organized by Current Science. The workshop will be preceded by a month-long Virtual Online Workshop and followed by a two-week online mentoring. 

This is the 8th workshop in the series. As per the feedback from the earlier batches, the duration of the workshop is increased from six to eight days, with the aim of building skills to write better, reviews and project proposals, besides scientific articles. 

The workshop will be held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru from 3 February (Sunday) to 10 February 2019 (Sunday). Arrangements will be made for the boarding and lodging of the selected participants. 

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. Only 15 persons will be selected for the workshop in a batch. Registration fee (for selected candidates): Rs 10,000 (to be paid on selection). 

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

Last date for receiving applications: 10 December 2018 
Announcement of selected candidates: 12 December 2018 
Last date for receiving registration fee: 21 December 2018

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