Workshop on Science Writing | 26 May to 2 June 2019, NCPOR, Goa ~ helpBIOTECH

27 March 2019

Workshop on Science Writing | 26 May to 2 June 2019, NCPOR, Goa

Workshop on Science Writing 

26 May to 2 June 2019, NCPOR, Goa 

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 ninth Workshop in this series will be hosted by the National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research, Goa from 26 May to 2 June 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 are expected to take part in online interactions actively. 

Only 14 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 (for selected candidates): Rs 16,000 (includes journal subscription for 5 years, to be paid on selection). 

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

Last date for receiving applications: 9 April 2019 

Announcement of selected candidates: 10 April 2019 


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