How To Write Your Thesis

A toolset that will help make your thesis writing smooth and your thesis better!

In this course, you will learn a series of tools that will help you manage, plan and prioritise tasks around your thesis writing. When the challenges come, you will be equipped with tools and ideas and that will make you so much more effective and will keep the writing process on track and smooth!

What you’ll learn

  • How to turn your thesis writing into a project and use project management tools to make an actionable plan.
  • How to define the scientific story you will tell in your thesis.
  • How to use an extensive outline to be able to write your thesis “in one go”.
  • How to produce better figures and illustrations.
  • To define your best writing times and be most effective planning time.
  • How to prioritise and find a good balance between labwork and thesis writing time.
  • How to deal with distractions.
  • Scientific writing skills.
  • Time management skills.
  • How to avoid plagiarism.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 12min.
  • Identify the message and tell a story –> 3 lectures • 34min.
  • How to project plan your thesis –> 2 lectures • 29min.
  • Produce easy-to-understand figures –> 1 lecture • 24min.
  • Working with and optimising text –> 2 lectures • 21min.

How To Write Your Thesis

Requirements

  • Be in in the process of (or close to) writing a master or PhD thesis.

In this course, you will learn a series of tools that will help you manage, plan and prioritise tasks around your thesis writing. When the challenges come, you will be equipped with tools and ideas and that will make you so much more effective and will keep the writing process on track and smooth!

These are the fundamentals of successful thesis writing that you will learn in this course:

  • How to think of your thesis writing as a real project and use project and time management tools to organise it
  • How to prioritise important tasks and make the most of your peak performance time
  • How to come up with a sound scientific storyline for your thesis and define the core message
  • How to produce bulletproof, to-the-point figures that will be easy to understand
  • How to write scientific text that is simpler but effective and therefore much easier to understand and remember
  • How to draft a comprehensive outline that will allow you to write “in one go”

With these tools in mind and the exercises you will be going through to put the tools into action, you will be equipped with a very powerful toolset for your thesis writing. When the challenges come your way, you will know how to tackle them.

The aim of this course is to equip you with a toolset that will make your thesis writing systematic and therefore, smooth! And the end product will be so much better!

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