Science Communication in English for Research Students (Chemistry, Life Science and Ocean Science)
This course offers undergraduate students the opportunity to improve their skills in writing research articles, abstracts, review articles, and other related genres. The course teaches academic writing features and research writing, referencing and editing skills, to help Chemistry/Life Science/Ocean Science students write up their research project reports professionally. Input on how to write different sections of a scientific research paper will be provided, with illustrations from authentic texts. Students will be guided to complete their individual reports by exploring the research writing conventions of their individual disciplines and will receive feedback on their own writing. Instructor's approval is requirement for enrolment in the course. For IRE students and students doing research projects in CHEM, LIFS and OCES only.