Course

WIAS Course The Final Touch

Organised by Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences (WIAS)
Date

Tue 29 June 2021

Venue Impulse, gebouwnummer 115
Room NcountR
Price description Free of charge for WIAS PhD candidates; for others: 130 euros

Course description

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.

Teachers: Jerry Wells & Johan van Leeuwen

For whom: PhD candidates in their final year

Location: Wageningen Campus, Impulse building, room NcountR

Draft Programme:

Important! Several weeks in advance, three examples of a General Introduction and three examples of a General Discussion will be sent to you by email. You are expected have to be studied these before the start of the course.

9.00: Lecture:

  • Effective writing.
  • What is a good title of your thesis?
  • How to write a General Introduction.

10.30: Discussion groups (about 3 persons/group): Analysis of the weak and the strong aspects of three General Introductions.

12.00: Lunch

13.00: Presentation of the analyses of the Introductions and reflection by the teachers.

13.45: Lecture: How to write a General Discussion.

14.15: Discussion groups (about 3 persons/group): Analysis of the weak and strong aspects of three General Discussions.

16.00: Presentation of the analyses of the Discussions and reflection by the teachers.

16.45: Evaluation of the course (feedback by the participants).

17.00: Drinks