Academic Writing Workshops We offer different workshops in order to improve academic writing skills. English Academic Writing Workshops 2022: Writing matters — whether during your studies, or in academic and professional life. The HSG Writing Lab helps you to develop your writing skills and to build your writing confidence. We offer students and faculty a series of tailored workshops. Participation is free of charge. Workshop: Research, Cite and Write (preparation for BA and MA thesis) English: Spring semester 2023, 17.15–19.15 Offered jointly with the HSG Library, this workshop refreshes your research and academic writing skills. It is ideally suited to Bachelor’s and Master’s students intending either to submit their thesis proposal or to start writing their thesis. To register please email: firstname.lastname@example.org Workshop: Structure and Argumentation English: Thursday, 6 October 2022, 17.15–19.15 Argumentation is central to academic writing. This workshop introduces the elements of a systematic argument, presents different argumentation methods and discusses potential difficulties such as circular reasoning. It applies these insights, establishes the various parts of an academic argument practises convincing argumentation as well as identifying flawed reasoning. To register please email: email@example.com Workshop: Academic Writing in English English: Thursday, 20 October 2022, 17.15–19.15 English is on everyone’s lips, but what distinguishes English as a scientific language from German and French, for example? This workshop explores language-specific writing in English through practical exercises (sentence structure, active/passive, use of the first and third person, punctuation, etc.). It provides stringent writing principles as a basis for answering a crucial question: “How best to produce written academic English that sounds English and is acceptable to first-language readers?” To register, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarism: English: Spring semester 2023, 17.15–19.15 The best way to avoid plagiarism is to understand what it is. This requires understanding the purpose of academic research and writing. This workshop therefore explores how to correctly deal with and incorporate sources into one’s own work (quotation, paraphrasing, summarising). It shows that taking proper notes, correct citation and a heightened sense of awareness about the research process are the most effective ways of avoiding plagiarism (intentional and careless) and thus of safeguarding academic integrity.