Event Details

  • Abstracts: Writing
  • Monday, June 17th, 2019 at 10:00AM - 12:00PM - This event is now over
  • Type: Workshop
  • Series: Graduate Student Writing Support
      Graduate Student Workshop Series
      Research Commons Workshops
  • Location: Other 1 - See Event Description
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  • Description: Thesis, dissertation, and research 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.

    Workshop Facilitators: Patty Kelly & Eury Chang (Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication)

    Woodward Library: Sherrington Room
  • Facilitator(s): Patty Kelly

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