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IN PERSON: Writing your Research: Results & Discussion (Humanities)

 

About this workshop

This workshop is designed for senior masters and PhD students who have worked / collected data and are wishing to begin or who are writing up the results and discussions sections / chapters.  The session aims to unpack how to approach reporting on research findings and results and provides various strategies and insights into the language and style of analysing, interpreting, and discussing data with coherence, cohesion and clarity. Time will be allotted for questions and small group conversations.

 

About the presenter

Ms. Isabella Sinn, Writing Consultant, UCT Writing Centre, CHED

Isabella is a senior Writing Consultant at UCT Writing Centre and has extensive experience in facilitating academic writing and research workshops for all levels of study, this includes facilitating the MMUF Writing Circles and Writing to Pos Graduate Completion Seminars.  Isabella completed her MA in Historical Studies, focussing on divorce and the family in the nineteenth-century Cape Colony, and is currently working on further research and publication.

 

What level of study is the workshop aimed at?

Postgraduate Diploma

No

Honours

No

Masters

Yes

PhD

Yes

Postdoctoral Fellow

Yes

Junior Research Fellow

No

 

Which faculty/faculties is the workshop aimed at?

Humanities

Yes

Commerce (including GSB)

Yes

Law

Yes

EBE

Yes

Science

No

Health Sciences

No

CHED

Yes

 

Requirements

Preparation for the workshop

Students should be familiar with data gathering techniques and tools and should have conducted qualitative/quantitative research. Students are to bring a few samples of journal articles from their field that include method, results, and discussion sections.  Sample excerpts from own study is encouraged.

Level of participation at the workshop

A hands-own interactive level of participation through collaborative and corporative small group activities will be expected as well as working with own data.

Registration

When registering for this workshop, you will be prompted to input your UCT credentials, including UCT e-mail address, for security reasons.  A confirmation e-mail will then be sent to the UCT e-mail address with which you registered.

Date:
Tuesday, August 6, 2024
Time:
10:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
Hlanganani Junction - Level 5 - Chancellor Oppenheimer Library
Campus:
Upper Campus
Presenter:
Ms. Isabella Sinn, Writing Consultant, UCT Writing Centre, CHED
Categories:
OPGS workshops

Registration is required. There are 71 seats available.

Event Organizer

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Amanda Bessick

 

Contact:

Room 2.04  Level 2 Otto Beit Building

University Avenue, Upper Campus

University of Cape Town

Rondebosch 7700

 

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Social media:

@UCTpostgrads

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