Teaching Succinct and Accurate Science Writing

Date & Time

Thursday, 28 April 2016
10:00 to 12:00


Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent Road, Point Grey Campus

Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success and the Writing Across the Curriculum

Registration Closed / Past Event


This two-hour workshop focuses on how to help students write clearly for audiences within, and outside, their discipline. The workshop introduces activities and techniques for teaching concise writing with clear sentence structure, while appropriately using technical jargon. Participants will practice giving feedback on student writing and test some activities with their peers. This workshop is appropriate for graduate teaching assistants, and also those who want to give effective feedback on other’s work in a variety of settings.


Shannon Obradovich is the Coordinator of the Writing Across the Curriculum Program at the University of British Columbia and a Ph.D. Candidate in Fisheries. The Writing Across the Curriculum Program is a TLEF-funded collaboration between the Faculty of Science and the UBC Writing Centre.

Registration Information

Registration opens on Monday, April 18 at 9:00am. Priority will be given to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. Confirmation of registration will be sent within two working days. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please send a message to: graduate.pathways@ubc.ca


If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email graduate.pathways@ubc.ca, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.