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Many academics struggle to explain complex ideas to people outside their
discipline. Yet, these days, being able to write about your research for a
broad range of audiences is an essential skill. This practical workshop helps
you identify who might be interested in your project and gives you a set of
tools to analyse the target audience; understand what readers need and want,
and use this information to make choices about content, language and style.
are 6 x one-to-one consultation slots available (Monday and Tuesday) which you might use to help you:
identify publications to target
explore the target audience you're trying to reach
think through how to frame your research story for non-specialists
edit the draft of an existing idea / pitch
Anne Wilson has a background in journalism (features) and corporate communication (scripts, speeches, screen media copy), combining her writing with facilitating writing workshops in HE. She was Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Brunel University for three years, and now runs workshops on academic writing and professional communication for postgraduates and staff at Brunel and other universities. She also coaches students for the 3MT competition (won by Brunel in 2017). She has recently collaborated with the Brunel Occupational Therapy department to investigate what kind of feedback helps students to improve their academic writing.