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Unlocking the art of technical writing: From journal papers to competitive grants

June 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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By Dr. Khashayar Khoshmanesh, School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne VIC 3001, Australia


This presentation aims to assist post-graduate students and junior research fellows in writing journal papers. A journal paper is divided into twelve sections, and the aims, significance and configuration of each section will be discussed through several examples.

In particular, this presentation aims to address the following questions:

·      How to write the Abstract?

·      How to structure the Introduction?

·      How to present the Materials & Methods in an exciting manner?

·      How to configure your research Results to impress the reviewers?

·      How to get more Citations on your papers?

And more importantly:

·      How to manage your time for writing as many as Papers during your PhD?

·      What are the recipes of a successful Grant Application?


Dr. Khashayar Khoshmanesh received his PhD in Biomechanical Engineering from Deakin University, Australia in 2010. He is currently a Senior Research Fellow at RMIT University’s School of Engineering. Khashayar leads a group of PhD students, working on microfluidic based lab-on-a-chip devices, and miniaturised soft actuators made of liquid metal. He is the named author of 75 journal papers, and the recipient of several awards, fellowships and ARC discovery grants.

Event Details: 

2.00 pm – 3.30 pm, Monday, 19 June 2017
Room na1.417, GTP building (Ground Floor)
Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, Geelong, Australia
RSVP – http://www.deakin.edu.au/iisri/seminars-and-workshops
Professor Saeid Nahavandi or Trish O’Toole trish.otoole@deakin.edu.au or Tel: +61 3 5227 1352


Room na1.417, GTP building (Ground Floor) Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, Geelong