Unlocking the potential of failure
The Academic Writing Center ran an online workshop that dealt with the phenomenon of failure, its significance and interpretation in different cultures.
PUNctuate or not PUNctuate?
How can punctuation marks influence the meaning of a sentence? How can an Oxford comma help you avoid embarrassment? These questions make many of us curious, that is why we started the new semester with a workshop on punctuation “Traffic signals for safe driving,” which gathered more punctuation geeks than we expected.
Happy new year 2023
The AWC team wishes you happy winter holidays. Thank you for being with us in 2022.
Retreat? Re: Treat!
The Academic Writing Center held a unique event on December 16-18 – Writers’ Retreat. The project was initiated by several HSE researchers, who participated in a course at the AWC in spring and were willing to continue writing together.
How does your audience perceive you?
This week participants of the workshop "How to ensure an effective presentation delivery" worked on techniques that help them develop public speaking skills.
“My way to academic literacy”
The HSE AWC completed the traditional course "Language of Research Writing: From Learning to Individual Production," which has been very popular for several years.
Revise & resubmit: How to communicate with reviewers?
On December 6, the Academic Writing Center hosted the final workshop by Christine Tardy, one of the world's best-known experts in academic writing.
How to improve your own text
The text is ready. What’s next? Before sending it to the journal, it is worth looking at it critically one more time and brushing it up with the help of self-editing strategies. But what if you are not sure you know how to use these strategies?
Collaboration with Writing Centers
The AWC HSE successfully completed an international collaborative project supported by RELO (Regional English Language Office of the US Embassy).
We shared the results of research the AWC conducts
On December 3-4, 2022, Svetlana Suchkova ran a workshop “To know what to ‘feed,’ we research in what they need” at the MGU international conference.