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Announcement for this year’s course on Scientific Communication and Publishing to be held at, UoN, Chiromo Campus, Kenya on 14-18 May 2012

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Course Announcement

Scientific Communication & Publishing

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To be held at

University of Nairobi, Chiromo Campus

14th to 18th May 2012

This is an intensive, 5-day course, during which participants will learn about:

Writing technical communication, inc. reports, theses, scientific papers, reviews; scientific papers for publication in international peer-reviewed journals, preparing and giving different forms of oral communication for different audiences, preparing posters, writing proposals, communicating in science (conferences, preparing applications, reviewing the work of others), analysing and presenting technical data using graphical methods, designing research projects, managing projects for scientific and international organisations, matters of style in technical communication, communicating to non-experts.

The course will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and is suitable for researchers and MSc/PhD students, who intend to publish in peer-reviewed journals, write proposals or participate at conferences. The course contains little on style and language use – the focus is on technical aspects of communication.

The registration fee for University of Nairobi students and employees is KES 2,000.

Course material will also be given out for free to participants, but no other assistance (with accommodation, travel or meals) will be provided. A small number of places are available for students from other institutions, at a cost of Kshs 46,000/USD 575. Please contact Ms. Joy Owango about payment details.

For a placement of the course, please apply in writing to:

Ms. Joy Owango

TCC Office, Gecaga Institute Bldg., Tel: + 254 (020) 8086820 Cell: + 254 733 792316, +254 702 926288


School of Biological Sciences, Chiromo Campus

By 5 May 2012 the latest.

Successful applicants will be notified by 7 May 2012.

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