Preparation Strategies for Science Writing: Editing your Draft


Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 12:00pm to 1:30pm


TMEC 447, 260 Longwood Ave.

Workshop Facilitator: Leslie Ann Roldan, Lecturer II, MIT
Description: Editing a draft addresses issues at the sentence level: does the syntax effectively convey the focus of the sentence? Is the language precise and concise? This interactive workshop will use peer review and critique to improve the clarity of your prose.
Please email and bring a hard copy of your draft (if written, maximum 3-5 double-spaced pages).
Email your draft to by Friday, September 8

Note: seating is limited and registration is required - preference will be given to Quad-based postdocs.
Speaker’s Background: Lecturer in MIT’s Writing Across the Curriculum Program since 2005, primarily teaching in the Biology Department (7.02, 7.18), Biological Engineering (20.109), and Chemistry (5.36). BA in English (Stanford); PhD in Biology (MIT).

Preparation Strategies for Science Writing