Editing for academic purposes

Workshop information

Finding mistakes, clunky syntax or inconsistencies in a thesis, paper or article after it has been submitted is the stuff of nightmares. The ability to edit your own work is an essential skill for anyone writing in an academic setting.

This highly practical workshop will build your skills so that you feel confident in your own ability to identify and correct errors – and to make your writing stronger and more effective. It also provides you with strategies and checklists to help you to edit more quickly and efficiently. Practical exercises will be based on a range of academic materials from different fields.

After this workshop, you will be able to:

Who should attend?

This is for anyone who writes or reviews academic writing. It’s suitable for experienced or novice writers who are working on their thesis, writing journal articles or providing feedback to students. 

What’s covered?


Editing strategies and processes


How to make the writing stronger


Identify and fix common errors

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