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IN PERSON: Writing an Abstract

 

About this workshop

Being able to write concise, accurate and clear Abstract is an art that requires its own knowledge and skill.  This workshop will expose students to the purpose of an Abstract writing along with strategies to developing an academic Abstract with accuracy, conciseness, and clarity. This hands-on workshop aims to have students generate a draft Abstract.

 

About the presenter

Dr. Hayley Hayes-Roberts,Writing Consultant, UCT Writing Centre, CHED

Hayley Hayes-Roberts is a UCT Postdoctoral Fellow, Design Historian, NIHSS peer mentor and a senior writing centre consultant. Hayley completed her PhD in Design History which focused on Frameworks of Representation at the District Six Museum in Cape Town, and as part of her postdoctoral fellowship has presented and published papers in research fields which include: Museum and Heritage studies and Southern African Design Histories, and has facilitated numerous academic research and writing workshops.

 

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

No

EBE

No

Science

Yes

Health Sciences

Yes

CHED

Yes

 

While the workshop is aimed at certain levels of study and faculties, anyone is welcome to join, as long as any stipulated requirements are met, such as participation and/or preparation.

 

Requirements

Preparation for the workshop

Substantial work on a paper, dissertation and or thesis should have been covered for both MA & PHD mid-stream students /or MA & PHD students who are close to completion.  Students should be prepared to have drafts peer reviewed for additional feedback and discussion.

Level of participation at the workshop

Individual, small and whole group participation to be expected. 
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:
Monday, August 26, 2024
Time:
10:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
Hlanganani Junction - Level 5 - Chancellor Oppenheimer Library
Campus:
Upper Campus
Presenter:
Dr. Hayley Hayes-Roberts,Writing Consultant, UCT Writing Centre, CHED
Categories:
OPGS workshops

Registration is required. There are 76 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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