Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Mathematisch-Naturwissen­schaft­liche Fakultät - SFB 951 - HIOS

Scientific Communication

Scientific Communication by Mark Edwards (Kompetenzia International)

Writing Scientific Articles, Grant Applications, Newsletters and Websites

12.04.2023 - 13.04.2023

9:00 - 12:00 CEST

This course explores the special approaches needed for a variety of communication needs including writing grant proposals, preparing effective press releases and writing newsletters.


  • Targeting your message and developing a good structure
  • Editing skills - seeking clarity and brevity
  • Developing the flow of your text
  • Proof-reading and final presentation
  • Common mistakes in English
  • Myths of grammar and style
  • Using diversity-aware language
  • Principles of plain English
  • Top tips for writing press releases
  • Writing newsletters that people actually want to read