Event Details

  • Abstracts: Writing
  • Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 at 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Type: Workshop
  • Series: Graduate Student Workshop
      Research Commons Workshops
      Humanities and Social Sciences Workshops
  • Location: Room 153
  •  Koerner Building-Staff Board RoomsClick here for map
  •  Point Grey Campus
  • Description: Thesis and article abstracts play a vital role in the communication of research. Studies show that abstracts are the most frequently read part of a research article, and that abstracts help researchers determine whether or not to read the entire study. But how do writers communicate the relevance and legitimacy of their research to members of the discipline?

    This workshop introduces researchers to the typical structure of the abstract, while accounting for disciplinary differences. Participants will write or revise an abstract (thesis, dissertation, research article), and receive feedback from the workshop facilitators and other participants. Therefore, this workshop is most useful for those with a research project underway.

  • Facilitator(s): Miles Bruce, Patty Kelly

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