BSRT Graduate School

Scientific Communication - Scientific Writing in Layman's Terms

Scientific Communication - Workshop on Scientific Writing in Layman's Terms14.06.2021 09:00 - 17:00 (Mon)Jochen MüllerCranach House 0.0043
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Scientific Communication - Scientific Writing in Layman's Terms
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This course is optional for doctoral researchers at the BSRT
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Jochen Müller is a science journalist and moderator as well as trainer for science communication. In a one day workshop, he will coach early career scientsits how to write about scientific subjects so that als a layman can understand it for instance in press releases or on websites.


1. Introduction

  • Theory: forms of communication and reader-oriented writing
  • Rules and hints for lay comprehensible communication
  • Analysis and optimisation of examples of real communication

2. Editing

  • Presentation of current professional publications by course participants
  • Partner exercise change of perspective: presentation of the publication by the partner
  • Group feedback and discussion


3. finalisation

  • Writing exercise: creating a communication from contents of the editing round
  • Correction round, group feedback and optimisation of the messages