Writing Clear Science workshops - Oct/Nov

Half-day workshops, Melbourne & Sydney

2018 Writing Clear Science Workshops

New Half-Day workshops and Online Workshops

We are in the process of setting up online courses. If you would like to be kept up to date with what we will be offering and when they will be available, sign up for our Online Writing Workshop newsletter here.

In the meantime, we are offering two half-day workshops How to Write Concisely and Structuring Reports and Papers to in Melbourne (30th & 31st October) and Sydney (13th & 14th November)


The half-day How to Write Concisely workshop shows you how to remove clutter, repetition and excess detail from your writing without sacrificing your message. In the Structuring Reports & Papers workshop, we show you what you need to write in each section of your document. Both workshops include practical exercises that allow you to work on your own project(s)

What you take away

  • Improved writing and editing skills
  • A rewritten draft of your own work that you complete during the workshop (optional)
  • The Writing Clear Science workshop handbook
  • A workshop participation certificate
  • Worksheets and templates for future use
  • Recommended reading list

Open Workshop Calendar:

‘How to Write Concisely’ (9:30am-1:30pm)

‘Structuring Reports & Papers’ (9:30am-1:30pm)


  • $195 (incl. g.s.t) Includes morning tea and resources.
  • >10% earlybird discount (expires 2 weeks prior to commencement of workshop)
  • Additional discounts are available every month through our email newsletter.

Payment options

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  • If you require an invoice for your institution to process, or you wish to pay by cheque or direct bank transfer - please Download the registration form and email it to info@writingclearscience.com.au. You will shortly receive your booking notification and invoice (incl. bank account details).
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About the presenter

Since 2005, Dr Marina Hurley has specialised in teaching scientific and professional writing through her Writing Clear Science training consultancy. Prior to 2005, Marina worked as an ecological scientist for 20 years. Marina is Visiting Fellow at UNSW teaching PhD students. Based in Melbourne, Marina regularly travels across Australia delivering workshops. au.linkedin.com/in/marinahurley

More Information: Download the brochure or visit www.writingclearscience.com.au. To help you prepare for the workshop, read Marina Hurley's blog so that you can familiarise yourself with her teaching approach.

Contact Details: Dr Marina Hurley 0416 097-979, info@writingclearscience.com.au


  • ‘An excellent workshop. I gained a lot of valuable information. The course was presented well by an enthusiastic trainer with outstanding knowledge of the topics.’
  • ‘Excellent balance of practical and theory. The workshop was run at a good pace and flowed well. Good amount of breaks.’
  • ‘Thank you for the brilliant writing course. …I am looking forward to practicing the writing skills I gained during the workshop.’

Who can attend

  • Postgraduate students
  • Research scientists
  • Government researchers
  • Graduate scientists
  • Technical Officers
  • Science professionals
  • Science communicators
  • Non-fiction professional writers

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