This interactive course will provide a practical guide to the foundations of effective technical writing and editing. With a combination of lectures, hands-on exercises and text review sessions, this course will enable you to improve your writing and editing skills, and apply them to your role in the workplace.
Key betefits of attending:
This course has been designed for all those writing or editing scientific and medical texts, as well as technical documents, including those who prepare documents for regulatory submissions.
The course will be relevant for anyone preparing texts about pharmaceutical and veterinary products and medical devices. It is suitable for native and non-native English speakers.
Introduction and welcome
Overview of writing and editing – substantive and technical aspects:
** Punctuation marks including:
** Paired punctuation marks
** Serial commas
** Bulleted lists
Further improving readability – being kind to your reader:
Final checks including proofreading
** The practicalities
Writing tips and tools
Working with co-authors and editors, reviewers and other team members
Practical hands-on exercises and text review sessions will take place throughout the day.