Writing Scientific Abstracts (Faculty of Science only)
Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Training Points 0.5
Team Researcher Academy

This online course is run by the Researcher Academy

The Researcher Academy courses are very popular and the majority are run in both semesters to give you the opportunity to attend at a time of the year that suits you. Semester 1 courses will be available for booking from the second week of October and Semester 2 courses from the second week of February. 

The course will provide an overview of how to write a clear and concise scientific abstract for publication in a journal, conference submission or as summary of research in a thesis. 

To help students and staff from the Faculty of  Science assess what makes a clear and concise scientific abstract 

Learning outcomes:

During this session you will consider: 
• what is the purpose of writing an abstract? 
• how to write an effective abstract 
• what writing styles enable you to achieve the desired effect 
• how the emphasis of the abstract varies depending on the target reader (publication in a journal, proceedings at a scientific conference, summary of research in a thesis). 

Booking Conditions 

Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

Please note, attendances for webinars/ online courses will still be recorded and corresponding training points, when shown as available, will be awarded.   


Webinar Access Instructions 

This session may be recorded. If a recording is kept of the session, then please note, that it may be made available to the wider University of Nottingham researcher community.

This is an online session within Microsoft Teams. On the day of the session please use the link in this email to join the meeting. Please do not click the link in this email until the day of the session.  

You will need a headset or speakers for the webinar and we recommend that you join 10 minutes before the webinar is due to start so that you can test them. Please mute your microphone, switch off your webcam and open the chat box function as you join the Teams meeting. Any questions can be asked via the chat box. 

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