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Advanced Academic Writing

Good writing skills are essential for getting manuscripts published, and for securing research fundning.

This course (BME001F, credits: 7,5 hp) will allow you to focus on honing your practical writing skills in realistic settings. You will write manuscripts for mock publication, get back mock comments from the "editors" and "reviewers", and you will write and "submit" rebuttal letters and revised manuscripts. You will also write a grant application including budget.

You can find example documents, links, and tools under 'Useful resources'. If you want, you can use your own research data in your texts, but be careful about spreading sensitive or patentable information.  The next course starts in the spring, 2024.  This is currently a mostly online course.

Course plan.

Kursplan (svenska).


Introduction lecture (pdf).

Introduction lecture (YouTube):

 Advanced Academic Writing

Not enough real data?
No worries, you can use FAKE data on this course!

________COURSE LEADER_________

Tord Hjalt, Ph.D., docent.

Helped raise over MSEK 305
since 1995 (from VR, EU, KAW,

Total non-self citations: 2316
(Web of Science).

Has reviewed manuscripts for:
J. Biol. Chem., BMJ Case Reports,
BMC Genetics, Europ. J. Hum. Genet.,
Dev. Dyn.

Cell: 0705-438136
Room 1346 C, LTH E-house,
Ole Römers väg 3F.