Writing Scientific Abstracts Online (Faculty of Science & MHS PGRs only)
Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Team Researcher Academy

This online course is run by the Researcher Academy as part of the Faculty of Science Training Programme and the M&HS Training Programme 

Course Description:

This session will focus on writing clear and concise scientific abstracts for a variety of uses such as publication, conference submissions and thesis research summaries. The session will provide PGR students with the background and skills required to create effective scientific abstracts.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this workshop participants should be able to:

  • Understand the purpose and importance of scientific abstracts.
  • Identify key components and strategies useful in the construction of clear and concise abstracts.
  • Critically evaluate published abstracts on their content and quality.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate key aspects of their own research in abstract format.

Course Accessibility

The following table shows a summary of what is needed to participate in the course. 

If you feel you will experience any difficulties participating, please let us know via the ‘special requirements’ tab, providing as much information as possible. The special requirements tab can be completed when you book your place. Alternatively, you can contact us directly at bb-ra-training@nottingham.ac.uk.

Access MS Teams
Attend the course at the specified date and time
Use the MS Teams chat box function
Watch and listen to the course tutor(s) and/or other attendees
Follow presentation slides during the course

Booking Conditions 

Our courses are very popular, and we experience large volumes of people on our waiting lists. So, 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 courses will be recorded. There are no training points associated with courses run by the Researcher Academy. 


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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