Course Details

Writing for Publication: Planning and Writing

Event Description


Writing for Publication: Workshop a.) Planning and Writing (Titles, Abstracts, Introductions and Conclusions)


Date: 18 September 2017

Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm


Based on practical activities, this workshop aims to provide structure, advice and motivation through writing a paper for publication.  The half day workshop takes an intensive but intellectually supportive approach, drawing on research into academic writing, evidenced in the education, sociology and linguistic literature.  The session will cover:

  • Planning techniques
  • Understanding the writing process
  • Breaking down the structure of papers to generate writing goals: titles, abstracts, introductions and conclusions
  • Overcoming the difficulties in writing research
  • Techniques for being an effective writer


Audience: Researchers, experienced or novice, staff or postgraduate, who have or will soon have research they wish to write-up for scholarly publication or data collection. The workshop can either be cross-disciplinary or have a STEM, Arts and Humanities or Social Sciences focus.


Mode of delivery: This is a workshop style event, requiring participants to work individually and in small groups, as well as to occasionally contribute to whole group discussions. The workshop is interactive and based on experiential and reflective learning models. The content is evidence based, drawing on linguistics, sociology and education research in to research writing. All activities are practical and directly relevant to writing a research paper.


Resources: The tutor brings packs of interactive materials and a comprehensive workbook; participants should bring any work they have relating to the paper they wish to write, a copy of a research paper they have read recently and a laptop.


Aims/Aimed at

Participants should have a completed draft of their research paper by the end of the workshop series.  In addition, you will learn more about the process of research writing. 

Booking Information

Register for a course via Queen's Online: then select the iTrent Training link in the list of services for staff

Booking URL: Queen's Online
New Course: No
Course Type(s): Research and Enterprise Skills
Staff Categories: Research
Keywords: Writing, Publications, Research, Planning, Titles, Abstracts, Introductions, Conclusions

Course Contact Details

Name: Organisational Development
Telephone: 5350/5381