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Writing Abstracts & Introductions

Journal article abstracts and  introductions must do a lot of heavy lifting in relatively few words. In this workshop, we will analyze examples of journal article abstracts and introductions to decipher the “moves” writers must make to present their research effectively. Participants must bring a journal article from a top journal in their field or a journal to which they wish to submit.

Lunch will not be provided as part of this workshop, but feel free to bring your own.

*Although anyone may register, this event will be most useful to students in engineering and the natural sciences.

Michelle M. Campbell is a Communications Consultant for Graduate Communications and Intercultural Programs in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. She teaches writing classes, facilitates workshops, and works one-on-one with engineering graduate students in the Pratt Graduate Communications Center. Dr. Campbell earned her Ph.D. from Purdue University, where she taught oral and written communications for graduate students and served as the Graduate Writing Workshop Coordinator for the Purdue Writing Lab.

Hosted by Duke Libraries in collaboration with Pratt Graduate Communications and Intercultural Programs

Date:
Friday, November 15, 2019
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Bostock 127 (The Edge Workshop Room)
Campus:
West Campus
Categories:
Science Event  

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