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Hui Zhao

Hui Zhao

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Subject:Writing and Publishing Scientific Articles Workshop

Hi, fellows,

There is a writing workshop on how to publish scientic articles in June. I took it last year and felt it was very helpful to me. The following is the detailed announcement of the workshop. :) Hui

Dear Postdoctoral Fellows and Clinical Trainees:

The Department of Scientific Publications announces the upcoming workshop "Writing and Publishing Scientific Articles." The program will be held as a three-day series, Wednesdays, June 11, 18, and 25, 2008, from 10:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Who Should Take This Course

The WAPSA 3-Day Series is intended for clinical or postdoctoral fellows who are ready to begin writing a scientific article near the end of the course or soon thereafter. Participants bring their in-progress manuscripts to the workshop.

Program Description

This comprehensive program provides structured, practical, and in-depth training in how to write research articles and in how to get them published. Participants will have the opportunity to develop their professional writing under the guidance of scientific editors.

The program covers the following topics:

h Preliminary Steps in Writing a Scientific Manuscript

h Writing the Introduction Section

h Writing the Methods and Results Sections

h Writing the Discussion Section

h Writing the Abstract

h Writing an Effective Title

h Publishing Ethics

h Navigating the Peer Review Process

h Achieving Cohesion and Clarity


Space is limited! Please register early. We will give priority to those who are ready to write a manuscript in English. In addition, participants are asked to commit to attending each session; please take careful note of the course dates to make sure you can be present. The next offering of the workshop is July 29, August 5 and 12, 2008 (Tuesdays). If you are unable to make a full commitment to the June course, please consider attending in July-August. Please see our Intranet site ("Scientific Publications > Educational Programs") for additional course schedule information.

How to register

The registration form is attached to this email as a Word document. Registration forms must be submitted by 5 PM on Wednesday, May 28. You must have your PIs signature on the registration form. The form may be faxed to us at 713-794-1370 or emailed to The workshop is free of charge. For any questions or to have additional forms or information sent, please contact Elisabeth Cummings at 713-792-3169 or reply to this email.


You will receive a confirmation of registration by email.

Best regards,

Elisabeth Cummings, Ph.D.

Training Specialist

Dept. of Scientific Publications

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Phone (713) 792-3169

Fax (713) 794-1370



Posted: 08 May 2008 04:45 PM
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