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Back to Learning After the Holidays

January 17, 2018
This week we return to the to the usual working schedule. Writing in the Sciences Classes are held on evenings on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the AWUC lecture room G-589.

Our primary mission is to help NUST MISiS graduate and doctoral students become stronger, more confident writers by developing healthy writing process, metacognitive awareness, and a broad repertoire of writing strategies. Continue reading Back to Learning After the Holidays

Sorry for the Late Reply: How to Apologize for a Delayed Response

You don’t always respond to emails right away. In fact, sometimes you put them off until the next day, the next week, or—downcast gaze—the next month. At some point the calculus shifts from “Can I somehow compose an email that justifies my glacially slow response-time?” to “Would it be easier to just fake my death instead?” Continue reading Sorry for the Late Reply: How to Apologize for a Delayed Response

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Professor Philip Altbach: “A Spirit of Innovations Prevails at NUST MISIS”

December 6, 2017
Philip G. Altbach, a research professor and the founding director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College (USA), as well as a member of the Council of the Russian Government Program for Competitiveness Enhancement of Leading Russian Universities among Global Research and Education Centers (Project 5-100), recently visited NUST MISIS for the second time. Professor Altbach delivered a lecture on “Internationalization in the Context of Globalization” and answered student questions. Continue reading Professor Philip Altbach: “A Spirit of Innovations Prevails at NUST MISIS”

The Power of Argumentation

December 2, 2017
How do competent research writers defend their standpoint in a scientific discussion? And how do they make strategic use of language to prove their findings? Researchers need to find evidence that even the slightest difference in the formulation of an argument can evoke a different effect on the reader. Continue reading The Power of Argumentation