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Main Slides: 2013 Intensive Course in Research Writing

By | July 21, 2013
These are the main slides from a 3-week intensive course given at Texas A&M University in summer 2013. The course focused mainly on writing journal articles but also addressed other topics, such as preparing oral presentations, poster presentations, and grant proposals. For efficiency in downloading and reading, the slides are provided here as a PDF handout. Instructors wanting the PowerPoint versions of the slides to use in teaching can obtain copies by contacting Barbara Gastel at bgastel@cvm.tamu.edu.

Week 3: Intensive Course in Research Writing

By | July 22, 2012
Main slides from third week of 3-week intensive course given at Texas A&M University in summer 2012. Major topics include preparing curricula vitae (CVs), preparing grant proposals and progress reports, writing review articles, writing book chapters and books, being a peer reviewer, and presenting specialized information to the public. There also is train-the-trainer material on basics of teaching technique.

Writing Other Types of Journal Items

By | Dec. 17, 2011
Main slides from a presentation at the Workshop on Medical Writing and Publication, Bangladesh Society of Medicine, December 2011. Discusses writing review articles, editorials, letters to the editor, and essays.

Class 13--Intensive Course in Research Writing

By | July 15, 2011
PowerPoint presentation from Intensive Course in Research Writing, held 27 June through 15 July 2011 at Texas A&M University. Session included a guest segment on articles and connecting words and material on doing other writing for journals, providing peer review, and communicating specialized information to the public. To make the file small enough to download rapidly, pictures were omitted from the version posted. Including discussion and a break, the session ran about 3 hours.

"Responding to a Letter to the Editor" (Chinese Translation)

By | Jan. 29, 2011
Chinese translation of AuthorAID blog post. Contains English text followed by Chinese translation of main content. Translated by Jiang CHEN, an editor at the Journal of China Medical University, China Medical University.

"Writing a Letter to the Editor" (Chinese Translation)

By | Jan. 29, 2011
Chinese translation of AuthorAID blog post. Contains English text followed by Chinese translation of main content. Translated by Jiang CHEN, an editor at the Journal of China Medical University, China Medical University.

Other Advanced Topics

By | Feb. 19, 2009
Guidance on the following topics: (1) writing review articles; (2) writing letters to the editor, editorials, and book reviews; (3) supervising the writing of a thesis or dissertation, (4) writing recommendation letters for study in the United States; and (5) mentoring others in their writing.

Other Types of Scientific Writing

By | Feb. 19, 2009
Lessons on preparing review articles, letters to the editor, book reviews, grant proposals, curricula vitae, case reports, and theses.

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