Writing and Communication

Enhance your ability to write and speak with expertise, integrity, and purpose, in ways typical of your discipline, field, or program.

 Events

Titlesort ascending Description Date Provider
Online Writing Community

Wed, February 3, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

3 February 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, January 27, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

27 January 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Literature Reviews: Writing

Tue, March 23, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Literature reviews accomplish several purposes for scholars. In the introduction to a research article or thesis chapter, for example, writers review relevant research in order to establish a research gap or articulate a problem or need that the current study addresses.

23 March 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication, Library Research Commons
Literature Reviews: Writing

Wed, January 27, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Literature reviews accomplish several purposes for scholars. In the introduction to a research article or thesis chapter, for example, writers review relevant research in order to establish a research gap or articulate a problem or need that the current study addresses.

27 January 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication, Library Research Commons
Literature Reviews for Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education

Tue, January 26, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3592871

26 January 2021 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Literature Reviews for Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education

Wed, February 24, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3593804

24 February 2021 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Literature Reviews for Engineering, Forestry, Health Science, Land & Food Systems, and Science

Tue, February 2, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3589450

2 February 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication, Library Research Commons
Literature Reviews for Engineering, Forestry, Health Science, Land & Food Systems, and Science

Thu, March 4, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3589451

4 March 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication, Library Research Commons
Lay Summaries: Writing

Tue, March 2, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Lay summaries offer researchers opportunities to increase the visibility and accessibility of their scientific studies and thus invite public dialogue.

2 March 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication, Library Research Commons
Graduate Writing Retreat

Wed, March 17, 2021 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM See description. Graduate students from across the disciplines are invited to participate in daylong, Zoom-based Retreats. Each Retreat will feature an opening instructional component in the morning delivered by CWSC professional and student staff.

17 March 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication, Library Research Commons
Graduate Writing Retreat

Tue, February 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM See description. Graduate students from across the disciplines are invited to participate in daylong, Zoom-based Retreats. Each Retreat will feature an opening instructional component in the morning delivered by CWSC professional and student staff.

9 February 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication, Library Research Commons
Dissertations and Theses Formatting: Strategies For Successful Submission

Thu, January 21, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/dissertation2021january

21 January 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Dissertations and Theses Formatting: Strategies For Successful Submission

Thu, April 8, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/dissertation2021april

8 April 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Copyright for your Thesis: How to use Images and other material

Are you in the midst of writing your thesis? Are there images or portions of published manuscripts you are planning to use in your thesis?  Do you have concerns over how copyright laws could delay your thesis submission?

In this session you will learn:

24 March 2021 - 12:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success
Conclusions in Research Articles: Writing

Tue, February 2, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. The research article is the most privileged form of publication in which academics present their intellectual contributions. As such, conclusions offer writers several final opportunities to engage with readers in this high-stakes writing situation.

2 February 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication, Library Research Commons
Choosing the Right Citation Management Tool for Your Research

Thu, February 11, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/citationmanager2021

11 February 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Build Your Scientific and Technical Writing Skills (2 Days)

Make an impact with your scientific and technical writing skills! This two-day, hands-on course is aimed at those with scientific and technical backgrounds. From structure and grammar to impact – get on-site expert feedback, a chance to work on a current, future, or past piece of your writing, and get exposure to many samples of writing, from atrocious to outstanding. 

25 January 2021 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training
Annotated Bibliographies: Writing

Tue, March 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. This workshop introduces researchers to the typical structure of an annotated bibliography, while accounting for variations in purpose. Typically, the annotations synthesize multiple studies, help develop a discussion of the current field, and help identify a potential knowledge contribution.

9 March 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication, Library Research Commons
Abstracts: Writing

Tue, February 23, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Research article, conference, and thesis abstracts play a vital role in the communication of research. Studies show that abstracts are the most frequently read part of a research article, and that abstracts help researchers determine whether or not to read the entire study.

23 February 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication, Library Research Commons

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