Writing in the Sciences

16 weeks = 72 academic hours

Writing in the Sciences is a concise but comprehensive course on how to write research papers in English. The course will give you a better understanding of academic writing and the common challenges you may face as a writer. The purpose of the course is to fill the gap – the one between knowing English through academic schooling and reading, and using that knowledge in a way that will help you get your paper published in an international journal. Continue reading Writing in the Sciences

Grant Proposal

9 weeks = 38 academic hours
Grant Proposal course provides guidance on developing a strong application that will allow reviewers to better evaluate the science and merit of your proposal. You will learn how to put your ideas into proper words, arrange a clear and concise paper and search grant market for potential funder.
You will also learn how to react to negative feedback from reviewers and resubmit your proposal. The course focuses on useful project management tools and possible budget pitfalls. Continue reading Grant Proposal

Effective Researcher

5 weeks = 20 academic hours
The research course Effective Researcher represents the time saving techniques of a researcher during routine operations. The course shows tools of information processing which can be used in analyzing large volumes of scientific data with increased attention to key sources. Continue reading Effective Researcher

Introductory Academic Writing Course

5 weeks = 20 academic hours

The course lasts 20 academic hours and comprises 5 major topics:

  •   to learn grammar and vocabulary required for further study of Academic English
  •   to form a sound base of critical thinking skills necessary to read scientific publications
  •   to develop the ability to select and present information, organizing arguments and ideas logically
  •   to acquire knowledge of the unwritten rules of academic writing
  •   to become aware of scientific writing ethics and ways of avoiding plagiarism

Candidates will study a scientific article related to their field of research where the target language is used.