Perfect your writing and editing skills with these free workshops for Berkeley graduate students.

Workshops for Fall 2014

Workshops on Writing: How to Write an Academic Grant Proposal

Friday, September 26, 2014, 1 to 3 pm, 110T Sproul Hall  | Register Online | Workshop Description

This introductory workshop covers the basic principles of writing an academic grant proposal.

Workshops on Writing: Editing and Revising Writing Workshop

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 2 to 4 pm, 110T Sproul Hall  | Register Online | Workshop Description

In this workshop the following topics will be covered: how a professional editor works with a manuscript; how you can use the techniques of an editor to revise your own writing; and how you can diagnose and avoid common writing errors and weaknesses. The goal of this workshop is to enable workshop participants to be able to step back and use the skills of a professional editor to revise and improve their own writing.

Workshops on Writing: Writing the Dissertation (Strategies and Pitfalls)

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, Noon to 2 pm, 110T Sproul Hall | Register Online | Workshop Description

This workshop will focus on the basic strategies of successfully writing a doctoral dissertation. It will cover both strategies for organizing a large research project and for writing up the results of that project.

Workshops on Writing: Scientific and Technical Writing Workshop

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 3 to 5 pm, 110T Sproul Hall | Register Online | Workshop Description

This workshop will provide an introduction to effective scientific and technical writing.

All of the workshops are open to UC Berkeley graduate students in all disciplines.
Preregistration is required. Wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations,
please call (510) 643-9392, ten days in advance of the scheduled workshop.