Program for Promoting the Enhancement of Research Universities, MEXT: Waseda University Research Enhancement Head Office

Event Information/Activity Report

【Waseda・Nishiwaseda】Information on the Seminar “Effectively Communicating Your Research in Journals” to be held on October 6, 2017

Dr. Trevor Lane from Edanz Group Japan will give a seminar on how to communicate research in journals effectively (beginner/intermediate level, free of charge). It will be a great opportunity to receive expert advice. The morning session will be held on Waseda campus for post graduates students in Social Sciences, while the afternoon session will be for post graduate students in Science & Technology (including Life & Physical Sciences).

■Outline

Venue・Date

・Waseda Campus:6th of October, 10:00-13:00 @ Seminar Room1, 1F, Bldg. 22
・Nishiwaseda Campus:6th of October, 14:30-17:30
    @ Conference Room, 1F, Bldg.55-N

Map

・Waseda Campus:Please click here.
・Nishiwaseda Campus:Please click here.

Target

Waseda faculty and Doctoral student

Capacity

15

Language

English

Application due by 

17:00, 29th of September, 2017 (※on a first-come, first-served basis)

■Title
Effectively Communicating Your Research in Journals

 

■Seminar’s Contents
1. Professional writing skills (15 min)
2. Effective writing (30 min)
3. Avoiding common mistakes [40 min]
    A. Mistakes in logic (10 min)
    B. Mistakes in language (10 min)
Activities (20 min): Attendees will improve the readability of sentences.
Break (10 min)
4. Manuscript structure [55 min]
    A. Introduction (15 min)
    B. Methods, Results (10 min)
    C. Discussion (15 min)
Activities (15 min): Attendees will choose (1) the best aims for a given problem and (2) the best conclusion based on the given objectives.
5. Titles and Abstracts (10 min)
Activities (15 min): Attendees will identify mistakes in a sample abstract.
Q&A (5 min)



■Cost: Free


Dr.Trevor Lane
1995 PhD Physiological Sciences, University of Oxford, UK

■How to register

Deadline 17:00, 29 September 2017 (※on a first-come, first-served basis)
Please email to kenki-s[at]list.waseda.jp with the following information.
①name ②affiliation ③status ④email address

■Organizer・Inquiries
Organizer: Waseda University Research Enhancement Head Office, International Affairs Division, International Office
Inquiries: Secretariat of the Waseda University Research Enhancement Head Office
E-mail: kenki-s[at]list.waseda.jp



 


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