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.

A two-day tutor training with a scientific writing expert from Moscow

The tutors of the Center participated in the workshops  held at the Center for Academic writing on June 14-16, 2016.  The trainer was Elena M. Bazanova, Director of the Academic Writing Center at National University of Science and Technology MISiS, the author of the “Scholarly Communication” course on the MOOC platform COURSERA.

During the interactive workshops the participants discussed some issues of preparing an article for international publication, steps of article writing and effective strategies for scientific discourse.  Elena Bazanova shared her experience of managing the Writing Center at MISiS, gave tips for working with researchers’ drafts and provided examples of solving problematic situations. 

The tutors gained valuable knowledge and positive experience of academic communication. 

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