Center for Academic Writing “Impulse”

Writing is the best way to talk without being interrupted.
Jules Renard

Writing is thinking on paper.
William Zinsser

When writing about science, don't simplify the science; simplify the writing.
Julie Ann Miller, former editor of ‘Science News’

Writing is a lot easier if you have something to say.
Sholem Asch
The reason one writes isn't the fact he wants to say something. He writes because he has something to say.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Good writing is clear thinking made visible.
Bill Wheeler

A man who is ignorant of foreign languages is also ignorant of his own language.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Only the educated are free.

One`s work may be finished someday, but one`s education never.
Alexandre Dumas

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Joseph Addison

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Nadezhda Zhuravleva
Position: Deputy Director, Center for Academic Writing ‘Impulse’

Education: Tyumen State University. Foreign Languages and Cultures Theory and Methods of Teaching

Work experience: 10 years 

Member of Russian National Association of Teachers of English (NATE Russia)
Member of Tyumen English Language Teachers' Association (TumELTA)

Professional development:

  • The British Council Workshop “Researcher Connect”, Tyumen State University, February 26-28, 2018
  • Workshops “How to Write Grant Proposals”, Tyumen State University, May 15-18, 2017 
  • The British Council Workshop “Researcher Connect,” Tyumen State University, March 13-16, 2017
  • Publishing Academies Course in scientific writing and publishing by Springer Nature, February 6-9, 2017
  • Symposium on Second Language Writing, Arizona State University, USA, October 20-22, 2016
  • International Visitor Leadership Program “Developing Academic Writing Centers”, USA, October 2016
  • NATE Pre-Conference Institute in Writing, April 20, 2016
  • Tutor training for academic writing centers, the English Language Office of the USA Embassy in Moscow, April 11-13, 2016
  • Training course “Creating and Developing Academic Writing Centers in Russia: Theory and Practice”, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, November 30 – December 2, 2015
  • Training course “Moodle-training on creating a virtual classroom”, Tyumen State University, September 23 – October 9, 2015
  • Online teacher-training course “English for Specific Purposes”, University of Oregon (USA), June- August 2014
  • Professional development course “Research and Academic Writing: Breakthrough to International Standards”, sponsored by the US Embassy in Moscow, October 2013-May 2014 
  • Training course “Exploring Web 2.0: Tools for Classroom Teaching and Professional Development”, University of Oregon, USA, April 2012
  • Workshops “Shaping the Way We Teach English”, 2012, 2013