How to be an efficient writer

Professional development


Thursday 23 February


Tower Room


Marina Hurley

Lecturer and Consultant

Writing Clear Science


Many people struggle with the amount of time they take to complete a document. When writing about science it is easy to drift onto related topics in the researching, planning and writing stages. In this workshop Marina Hurley shows you how to stay on track and be more efficient at each stage of the writing process: researching, planning, writing and editing. Marina provides guidelines that improve your ability to record your thoughts, reduce distractions, plan your document and monitor your writing productivity.

Learn how to:

  1. Identify key factors that reduce writing efficiency
  2. Improve your ability to plan your document
  3. Develop an action plan to improve writing efficiency

Limited capacity, RSVPs essential

Beginner, intermediate

Want to do more with your science writing this year?

You might also be interested in the Writing Clear Science Workshops being held in Adelaide a few days before the conference. ASC2017 delegates receive 20% off the 1 day or 2 day workshops by using the discount code ASCconf2017 when booking.

20% off Writing Clear Science Workshops in Adelaide just days before the ASC National Conference

We teach how to write clearly and succinctly, without sacrificing scientific accuracy. Our aim is to assist science professionals to produce high-quality documents and to permanently improve their writing skills.

Writing Clear Science workshops follow a relaxed format of lectures and interactive writing exercises. We help you overcome your writing obstacles, improve your writing productivity and enhance your project management skills.

Writing Clear Science workshops are suitable for science students and graduates in the workforce and also for professionals with no formal scientific qualifications.

Learn how to:

  • get your thoughts down clearly
  • write clearly and concisely
  • improve your productivity and confidence
  • tailor your document for your audience
  • design your scientific document (e.g. report, paper, thesis, article)

ASC Members and ASC2017 Delegates are eligible for 20% off the cost of workshops. Use the discount code ASCconf2017 when booking.

Adelaide 2017:
Mon. 20th – Tues. 21st Feb. UniSA, Magill campus.
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