DESTINATARIS

TARGET AUDIENCE

First edition of the activity: Your doctoral thesis 6, “Writing and preparing your manuscript in English”, 2020-2021 academic year.

The course is in English and intended for UPC PhD students and teaching and research staff.

This course is part of the “Your doctoral thesis” pathway and is recommended in an intermediate or advanced stage of the thesis.



OBJECTIUS

OBJECTIVES

The main objective of the course is to know how to prepare and present the doctoral thesis, according to UPC academic regulations.

At the end of the workshop, participants will know how to:

Prepare your manuscript: structure, special theses (compendium, embargo)
Scientific writing: tips and graphic criteria
Publishing your thesis: authorship, institutional affiliation, open access, copyright issues...



TEMARI

CONTENT

1. Preparing your manuscript
1.1. Manuscript structure
1.2. Special theses: compendium, embargo

2. Publishing your thesis:
2.1. Authorship: personal name and institutional affiliation, co-authorship
2.2. Open Access publishing or embargo: copyright, Creative Commons licenses, intitutional repositories

3. Scientific writing
3.1. Writing guidelines
3.2. Graphic criteria



METODOLOGIA

The workshop will alternate between explanation of general cases and discussion of participants’ questions.

Session materials will be available in Atenea.

This course is recommended in an intermediate or advanced stage of the thesis. It is part of the “Your doctoral thesis” pathway:

Tools for organising information (Your doctoral thesis 1)
Information resources and services in ... (Your doctoral thesis 2)
Advanced Mendeley (Your doctoral thesis 3)
Scientific publishing (Your doctoral thesis 4)
Visibility and impact indicators (Your doctoral thesis 5)
Writing and preparing your manuscript (Your doctoral thesis 6)



CERTIFICACIÓ

ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATES

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The ICE will issue attendance certificates to participants provided they have registered through the application form and have been accepted. A few days after the end, the information related to UPC teaching and research staff who have participated in the workshop will be provided to DRAC automatically.