NB: As part of the programme of 100 years Wageningen University & Research, the Science week “What is life” will take place from 12 to 14 March. In order to facilitate for the participants to join both events, the WIAS Course The Final Touch has been rescheduled from 13 March to 10 April.
Aim of the course:
The General Introduction and General Discussion are single-author chapters in the thesis which plays an important role in the final assessment of the thesis. In this course, a one-day training is offered for the writing of the General Introduction and the General Discussion of a PhD thesis. Apart from providing general guidelines, we will discuss strong and weak points of examples of a General Introduction and a General Discussion. The examples have to be studied before the course takes place.
Fee: free of charge for WIAS PhD candidates; for others: 130 euros.
Teachers: Jerry Wells & Johan van Leeuwen
For whom: PhD candidates in their final year
Location: NcountR room in the Impulse building
Draft Programme 10 April 2018:
Important! Before the 15th of March, three examples of a General Introduction and three examples of a General Discussion have to be studied by all the participants.
9.00: Lecture: How to write a General Introduction
9.45: Discussion groups (about 3 persons/group): Analysis of the weak and the strong aspects of three General Introductions.
11.30: Presentation of the analyses and reflection by the teachers.
12.15: Lunch (Futurum, building 115, Stippenweg 2)
13.15: Lecture: How to write a General Discussion
13.45: Discussion groups (about 3 persons/group): Analysis of the weak and strong aspects of three General Discussions.
15.45: Presentation of the analyses and reflection by the teachers.
16.45: Evaluation of the course (feedback by the participants)