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Writing and Revising a Research Article

★Nov. 13 18:00-19:00
Writing and Revising a Research Article

- Writing and Revising a Research Article -
In this workshop we will first discuss the principles of good science writing. Participants will then apply these principles to revising examples of text from research articles. Finally, we will discuss how Google Scholar can be used to identify stylistically appropriate expressions in academic writing.
*This seminar will be recorded, and the video will be available on the WebClass.
Date and TimeNovember 13, 2017, 18:00-19:00
VenueActive Learning Room = "アクティブラーニング教室" (M&D Tower 4F)
LecturerMr.David Kipler
(Cactus Communications K.K. / Academic publication trainer & consultant)

He is a specialist in biomedical communications for pharmaceutical companies, journals, and authors. His professional focus is helping researchers whose first language is not English to reach a larger audience.
After receiving a BA in history from the State University of New York at Buffalo, Mr.David relocated to Japan and has been working with biomedical researchers there and in other countries for more than 20 years. Mr.David obtained his certification as an Editor in the Life Sciences in 2005. In addition, he has extensive experience as an instructor in English reading and writing and English for Medical Purposes: he was a member of the Toho University Faculty of Medicine for 14 years and has held faculty appointments at top universities in Japan, including The University of Tokyo and Keio University School of Medicine. Mr.David has long been involved in biomedical publishing and has served as language editor for several journals in Japan, including the Journal of Epidemiology.
Mr.David has written and presented on English education in Japanese medical universities, medical terminology, and professional development for biomedical communicators and is coauthor of the Medical English Listening Course for ALC NetAcademy. He is a member of the American Medical Writers Association, the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences, and the Japan Society for Medical English Education.
Content- Characteristics of good science writing (Clarity/Accuracy/Concision)
- Exercise: editing a descriptive abstract
Identifying and correcting errors
- Finding the right expression: Google Scholar
Useful search strategies
Seating Capacity100
VideoPlease access WebClass.
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SponsorURA Division, Research University Promotion Organization
Contact InformationBooks and journals clerk
E-mail: Phone:03-5803-5598


  • Tokyo Medical and Dental University Fund