Professional Writing

Proficiency in professional writing will help you understand how to write professional e-mails, research proposals and statement of purposes (SOPs). These kinds of writings require a very formal tone along with a formal vocabulary. They are written in a way much different from the language of conversation.

 In this section, you will find resources that will guide you on the many conventions and norms that must be followed for professional writing.

Resumes and CVs

Cornell University Graduate School

 

Academic Cover Letters (10 Tips)

Steve Joy, University of Cambridge.

14 Tips for Writing a Proposal

Kurose & Hambrusch

 

How to send and reply to E-Mail

Matt Might, Univ. of Alabama

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Steps to publishing a journal article

November 19, 2018  This seminar is aimed primarily though not exclusively at Masters students who are thinking of publishing their research.  We will discuss from an interdisciplinary perspective (Computer Science, Chemistry, and Social Sciences) how to come up with a...

Essentials of an Effective Oral Presentation

October 31, 2018  Effective presentation is like the final over of the one day cricket which verdicts if all that you do was for a winning cause or otherwise. However, the performance in the last over does have bearings on everything that you have done in nets, in...

Art of Editing

October 24, 2018 The workshop will examine the editing process: role of editor, understanding the audience, objective of the written piece (inform, persuade, share), voice, style, story structure, mechanics. etc.   Achal Mehra, visiting professor at IITGN, is editor...

How to Craft a Good Opinion Piece?

April 3, 2018 The talk discussed the conceptual and practical elements of writing an Opinion piece for popular media. The talk aimed to answer questions about Opinion Pieces - How does an Opinion Piece differ from a scholarly article and an editorial? What makes for a...

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Predatory Publishing: How to spot and avoid

January 23, 2019 Web has evolved as the platform for publishing and providing access to scholarly content. As cost of accessing subscribed scholarly content is going beyond a sustainable point, an alternative model ‘open access’, where author pays part of publishing...

Steps to publishing a journal article

November 19, 2018  This seminar is aimed primarily though not exclusively at Masters students who are thinking of publishing their research.  We will discuss from an interdisciplinary perspective (Computer Science, Chemistry, and Social Sciences) how to come up with a...

Essentials of an Effective Oral Presentation

October 31, 2018  Effective presentation is like the final over of the one day cricket which verdicts if all that you do was for a winning cause or otherwise. However, the performance in the last over does have bearings on everything that you have done in nets, in...

Art of Editing

October 24, 2018 The workshop will examine the editing process: role of editor, understanding the audience, objective of the written piece (inform, persuade, share), voice, style, story structure, mechanics. etc.   Achal Mehra, visiting professor at IITGN, is editor...

How to Craft a Good Opinion Piece?

April 3, 2018 The talk discussed the conceptual and practical elements of writing an Opinion piece for popular media. The talk aimed to answer questions about Opinion Pieces - How does an Opinion Piece differ from a scholarly article and an editorial? What makes for a...

Predatory Publishing: How to spot and avoid

January 23, 2019 Web has evolved as the platform for publishing and providing access to scholarly content. As cost of accessing subscribed scholarly content is going beyond a sustainable point, an alternative model ‘open access’, where author pays part of publishing...

Steps to publishing a journal article

November 19, 2018  This seminar is aimed primarily though not exclusively at Masters students who are thinking of publishing their research.  We will discuss from an interdisciplinary perspective (Computer Science, Chemistry, and Social Sciences) how to come up with a...

Essentials of an Effective Oral Presentation

October 31, 2018  Effective presentation is like the final over of the one day cricket which verdicts if all that you do was for a winning cause or otherwise. However, the performance in the last over does have bearings on everything that you have done in nets, in...

Art of Editing

October 24, 2018 The workshop will examine the editing process: role of editor, understanding the audience, objective of the written piece (inform, persuade, share), voice, style, story structure, mechanics. etc.   Achal Mehra, visiting professor at IITGN, is editor...

How to Craft a Good Opinion Piece?

April 3, 2018 The talk discussed the conceptual and practical elements of writing an Opinion piece for popular media. The talk aimed to answer questions about Opinion Pieces - How does an Opinion Piece differ from a scholarly article and an editorial? What makes for a...

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