Short Course Description
Contrary to creative writing (e.g., literature, newspaper articles), scientific literature is meant to allow the conveying of scientific messages in a concise, accurate, objective, purposeful, and clear manner. Adhering to the principles of scientific writing facilitates to produce high quality scientific outputs that could be easily evaluated and reviewed by peers. Scientific writing contributes to the development of the scientific literature and facilitates the preservation, endowing and development of academic knowledge.
The course will expose students to the principles and foundations of scientific writing. It will equip the students with tools and methods for proper scientific writing and adherence to academic style. The course will lay the foundations for skills that will be required from the students throughout their studies in the program, their writing of their final paper, and in their continued interaction with academia after graduation.