Disciplines

Global Health PhD & Postdoc Writing Retreat

Organizing institution
Utrecht University - Faculty of Medicine
Course code
H01
Course fee (no housing)
€ 350.00
Level
Advanced Master
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The writing retreat course will offer to the participants the opportunity to work on their manuscript, join workshops to improve their academic writing and communication skills, and meet other global health PhD students and postdocs to share experience. The workshops will be directed by senior researchers and will be targeted to explicitly cover the major concerns of young researchers. 

The course aims to provide you with dedicated time to write or improve your manuscript, together with other Global Health PhD students and postdocs within a friendly environment. Workshops to enhance your academic writing skills will be given during the course. Senior researchers will share the most common pitfalls in academic writing and tips that can help writing stunning papers. Limitless amount of coffee and tea will be provided, as well as the opportunity to socialize.  Each day there is planned time to write/improve your manuscript, workshops and social activities. The course fee (350 euros) is including the course itself, course materials, accommodation and meal plan. 


Download the day-to-day programme (PDF)

Course director

prof. dr. D.E. (Rick) Grobbee, dr. K. (Kerstin) Klipstein-Grobusch

Lecturers

Artesc: Creative Writing tolls

Karin Ramaker: Blogging in science

Annemarie van de Zeeuw: Science Writing

Prof. Saad Omer: Manuscript writing, General Biomedical writing, one by one meetings

Target audience

PhD candidates and Postdocs

Course aim

By the end of the retreat the participants will have had time to work on a manuscript, join workshops to improve their skills, and have met other global health PhD students and postdocs.

Study load

3 days full-time

Fee

The price of 350 euro includes accommodation at Stayokay (Bunnik) and a complete mealplan: breakfast/lunch/dinner and unlimited coffee and tea € 350.00
Housing € , through A third party

The price of 350 euro includes accommodation at Stayokay (Bunnik) and a complete mealplan: breakfast/lunch/dinner and unlimited coffee and tea

More information

globalhealth@umcutrecht.nl 

Registration

Application deadline: 30 March 2018