Collaboration and experience sharing
On October 20-22 the AWC team members took part in the IV international conference "Academic Science Communication: Teaching Non-Native English Speaking Scholars in a Multidisciplinary, Multicultural Context" organized by the National Writing Centers Consortium (NWCC).
What article to use
This question is always tricky. Even if you ask a native English speaker why they use this or that article, the answer could often be “I just feel it.” Extremely unpredictable, meaningful, and impactful in terms of creating a certain context, articles can confuse even the most proficient non-native speakers.
Be smart using smart technologies
On October 4, the Academic Writing Center hosted the workshop "Smart technologies and research writing", which was focused on automation technologies that are relevant in the academic context.
How to build a thesis: A dialogic approach
Building argumentation always requires effort, and it is especially true if you are writing in a foreign language.
AWC Welcome day – 2022
The traditional beginning of an academic year, the AWC Welcome Day, gathered 120 participants. We can proudly say that it was in fact a mini-conference!
Highlights of the year 2021-2022
The AWC is back, ready to offer educational services, both old and new. Develop your research writing skills with us!
Crash course “Action Research Venture”
The AWC Director Svetlana Suchkova developed and ran a special course for the faculty of the National University of Science and Technology MISIS.
Adapting to different academic writing traditions
The key to writing a good academic text is to be aware of the academic culture and expectations of your audience. And it poses a challenge if you belong to another culture and your background is different.
A course to guide you through the writing process
Do you have ongoing research that you would like to publish in an international journal? Then the AWC online course "Basics of Writing an Empirical Research Article in English" is definitely for you!
Getting rid of Runglish
Naturally, Russian speakers of English are bound to bring some of their mother tongue into English. And mistakes happen.