This writing course is limited to University of Bern students, faculty, and staff, with access to the ILIAS course registration system.
Note: During the Covid-19 pandemic, I am teaching all courses online, via Zoom or other online course delivery service. When the pandemic is over, I will return to classroom teaching.
University of Bern students, faculty, and staff with access to the ILIAS course system may register for this event.
An introduction to the basic components of scientific papers written in the IMRaD format. Learn how to read and write scientific papers.
Outlining is a useful skill, scientific work for papers or presentations and is especially helpful for writing in English. The outlining process begins long before the article is written, and helps scientists keep track of completed and pending writing tasks.
This course offers a set of evidence-based rules for writing clear and consistent Methods and Results sections. It encourages writers and gives you the tools to start writing Methods sections early in the research process, and to incrementally build Results sections that match your methods. Designed for medical researchers or clinicians who must write articles, reports, or who wish to submit grant applications.
Many medical researchers and clinicians find writing the Discussion the most complicated and challenging part of writing a scientific paper. This course offers you clear, evidence-based rules for writing your Discussion, so you are always sure what belongs in this section (and what does not). It breaks the Discussion down to the paragraph level and explain the function of each paragraph.