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    The Art and Craft of Editing
    Provider   Researcher Development Programme

    Participants will learn how practical editing skills can improve their writing.

Duration 1 half day

Course Type Webinar

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students

Editing can feel like the hardest part of writing a thesis – some dread it, others complain it’s dull. But it’s a skill and it can be incredibly productive, as any professional writer will affirm.

This half-day workshop will explore the difference between editing and writing, it will examine the different kinds of editing. There will be an emphasis on writing as a craft and how practical editorial skills can contribute to the process. 

  • The different kinds of editing
  • The best way to structure paragraphs
  • Techniques for making writing clearer and more concise
  • How to manage a widely word count by ‘de-cluttering’ writing
  • How to use visual techniques to edit a draft


Delivered By: Cherise Saywell

Prerequisites

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a course please cancel your place as soon as possible, with at least 3 working days notice via the online booking system

PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development

All postgraduate research students are eligible to access the Researcher Development Programme workshops. This workshop can contribute towards the PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).

You can find credit and class information in the Researcher Development Programme Handbook and in NEPTUNE (Engineering, HaSS) or SPIDER (Science).

Please check with your department or Supervisor to confirm if you are enrolled on the PG Cert RPD and how many credits you are expected to achieve if you are unsure.