Join us for 9/25 TAA Webinar – Principles of Effective Scientific Writing
Join us Thursday, September 25 from 3-4 p.m. ET for the one-hour webinar, “Principles of Effective Scientific Writing,” presented by Kristin Sainani, Associate Professor with Health Research and Policy at Stanford University. Free for Members. Click here to register . Non-members: Join TAA for only $30.
From writing grants to authoring scientific papers and textbooks, writing is an imperative skill at any stage of one’s career. Sainani will provide practical tips on how to improve your writing abilities. Learn how to:
- Recognize common writing mistakes
- Write more concisely and clearly
- Avoid “academic” writing habits
Kristin Sainani has a background in both science and writing. She studied biology and philosophy as an undergraduate at Dartmouth College. After receiving an MS in statistics and PhD in epidemiology from Stanford University, she studied science writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Now a freelance health and science writer, she writes a health column for Allure magazine and a statistics column for the journal Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She is also an associate professor at Stanford, where she teaches statistics and writing. She has taught two popular Massive Open Online Courses (Writing in the Sciences and Statistics in Medicine) on Coursera and OpenEdX.