AcademicWriting

Venue: Worcester College of the University of Oxford
Course Date: 25.03.- 28.03. 2019

Organised by the ACRN Oxford Centre

Open for all disciplines!

A great opportunity for academics who need to write and present doctoral-theses, reports or academic journal papers in English to improve their language skills and enhance their publication output. Amidst a vibrant community of scholars in the inspiring atmosphere of the Worcester College of the University of Oxford you will have the opportunity to work on your own manuscripts based on the course content and get individual feedback. Additionally you will be provided with insights and tips from a journal editor, who will talk about the topics review process, cover letters and conference presentations. Optional social side activities such as punting or a formal college gala dinner will provide ample room for networking and introduce you to the most beautiful places of Oxford. Course maximum: 30 participants, interdisciplinary.


WHAT YOU LEARN:

  • What reviewers look out for in a journal manuscript
  • Ideal way to structure and guide the reader
  • The building blocks in academic writing and how to create consistency, coherence and flow
  • How to use hedging and highlighting to convey your key messages with respect
  • The meaning of Ethos, Pathos and Logos in academic writing
  • Writing cover letters, dealing with revisions and communicating with editors/reviewers
  • How to build and deliver a successful conference presentation

Find our flyer here!

Please find the link to Application here.

Fee: 620,- GBP, for the programme.
The fee does not including travel, social side, meals & accommodation costs.

Join us for four inspiring days and become a life-long fellow of the ACRN Oxford Research Network!


PAST COURSES:

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Foto at the Oriel College of the University of Oxford


Previous course in Cambridge in September 2017 and February 2018


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fotos from the 2018 course at the University of Cambridge, Hughes Hall.


See a preliminary schedule here

Course Description:

A great opportunity for academics who need to write and present doctoral-theses, reports or academic journal papers in English to improve their language skills and enhance their publication output.
Amidst a vibrant community of scholars in the inspiring atmosphere of the Hughes Hall College of the University of Cambridge you will have the opportunity to work on your own manuscripts based on the course content and get individual feedback. Additionally you will be provided with insights and tips from a journal editor, who will talk about the topics review process, cover letters and conference presentations.

Optional social side activities such as punting or a gala dinner in a famous college in Cambridge will provide ample room for networking and introduce you to the most beautiful places of Cambridge. Course maximum: 30 participants, interdisciplinary.

What you can expect:
  • improve your English skills concerning style, coherence and flow
  • lots of practice and individual feedback
  • working on your own manuscripts
  • morning lectures and afternoon labs and assignments
  • insights and tips from a journal editor
  • optional social-side activities in picturesque Cambridge

See a preliminary schedule here
Arrival to Cambridge Guesthouses

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Course Lecturers for Feb. 2018:

Prof Dr Othmar Lehner
Doctor of Science in Business and Economics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland joint with Stanford U.
English Literature in Exeter, UK
Professorial Fellow, University of Oxford

Prof Charlotte Sweet, MA MA
M.A. Bowling Green State University, Ohio in American Culture Studies and
M.A. from State University of New York at Buffalo, NY in Linguistics and Literature

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Optional Visit to Cambridge Ely Cathedral on Friday morning!


Programme for the Feb. 2018 edition:

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Some pictures taken in previous years:


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2011 course

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2012 course

foto 2016
2015 course


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