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Call for Applications - Online Course in Research Writing (Physical Sciences)

By Ravi Murugesan | Dec. 5, 2013

We are pleased to invite applications for our next online course in research writing. This free course will be hosted on AuthorAID Moodle, our e-learning system.

This course is meant for early career researchers in developing countries who are working in the physical sciences. The course participants will build their knowledge and skills in writing research papers by going through e-learning content, completing activities, and engaging in discussions with their course colleagues and the facilitator (me).

The course will run for 5 weeks from January 13, 2014 to February 16, 2014. The participants will need to spend 4 to 6 hours on the course activities every week.

Click here to download the course outline.

The deadline to apply is December 31, 2013 (10 PM GMT). We plan to select 30 to 40 applicants and notify the successful applicants around January 8, 2014.

You can apply for a place on this course if you are an early career researcher in a developing country and you are working in any of the broad disciplines listed below.

  • Astronomy, Astrophysics, or Space Sciences
  • Atmospheric or Oceanic Sciences
  • Chemistry or Biochemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Geography
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics
You should be actively involved in a research project in order to take this course, for the course includes writing assignments in which you have to write about your research.

If you're interested in taking the course, please complete the online application form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/physicalscienceswritingcourse

You must complete this application form in one sitting, because partial applications cannot be saved. If for any reason you need to quit the application process midway or if there are technical problems, you can come back to this form and begin a new application.

We recommend that you go through the PDF copy of the application form before you apply (download PDF copy), but please do not try to fill out this PDF document. Use only the online application form to apply. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2013 (10 PM GMT).

If you have any questions, please write to authoraid@inasp.info

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