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"Scientific Writing = Thinking in Words"

Scientific writing is a technical form of writing that is designed to communicate scientific information to other scientists, and knowledge seekers. Depending on the specific scientific genre—a journal article, a scientific poster, or a research proposal, for example—some aspects of the writing may change, such as its purpose, audience, or organization. It is an essential skill for anyone who wishes to pursue a career in any scientific field. The skills learned in a scientific writing course could prepare students to participate in professional scientific conversations using an accepted format and style.

Scientific writing can include:

  1. Peer-reviewed journal articles (presenting primary research)

  2. Grant proposals (you can't do science without funding)

  3. Literature review articles (summarizing and synthesizing research that has already been carried out).

We welcome all the learners and enthusiasts on board who wants to enrich themselves with the skill to write a scientific article. Let's gain the knowledge required to write a perfect scientific article or research paper that's essential for your research.


About the speaker:

Dr Jayaditya Purkayastha is a wildlife biologist with his area of interest being the taxonomy and systematics of amphibians and reptiles of Northeast India. He is also interested in studying urbanisation's impact on biodiversity in and around the cities.

Some highlights of his studies and work:

  • He has done his PhD from the Zoology Department of Gauhati University.

  • Has published 80 scientific articles about amphibians and reptiles and has also described 14 new species.

  • Authored 5 books.

  • He is the General Secretary of the green NGO Help Earth and a member of the Amphibian Network of South Asia; IUCN/SSC, Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group; IUCN/SSC, Skink Specialist Group and Indian Birds Conservation Network.

  • He is currently working as a Consultant for the Assam State Biodiversity Board.


What will you learn?

  • Introduction to Scientific writing

  • Citing and References

  • Ethics and plagiarism

  • Common errors in language

  • Structure of original Research article

  • Writing an abstract

"You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” –Zig Ziglar.

Who can join?

  • Students of any science and study background are welcome

  • Environmentalists, Academicians, Researchers, Health professionals, etc

  • A journalist for science magazines

  • Technicians intend to introduce inventions


Details of the workshop:

  • Date: 26th November & 27th November 2022

  • Time: 07:00 pm – 08:00 pm (IST)

  • Mode: Online

  • Platform: Zoom

  • Registration fee: INR 599/-

  • Group discounts (3 or more): 499/- each

  • Question & Answer session

  • E-certification will be provided to all the participants

  • Get a chance to enhance your knowledge with us

  • For further queries/emails contact: Ms Amrita: +91 9041507489 /


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