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Workshop on Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research (AWSAR) @ IIT Delhi [July 1]: Registrations Open

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Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research (AWSAR) is an initiative that aims to disseminate Indian research stories among the masses in an easy to understand and interesting format to a common man. Under this initiative, Ph.D. Scholars and Post-Doctoral Fellows (PDFs) in Science and Technology (S&T) streams would be encouraged to write at least one popular science article during the tenancy of their fellowship, and to participate in a national competition.

Objectives
  1. Encourage youth pursuing higher studies to submit at least one story/article based on their research work.
  2. Foster, strengthen and create scientific temper through popular science writing and creating a culture of science communication/popularisation among the scholars.
  3. Recognize the initiative and output of researchers on the specific aspects of natural, physical, mathematical and information sciences, applied science, technology, engineering, and multi-disciplinary science.
  4. Conduct training Workshops for Early Career Researchers (Ph.D. Scholars and PDFs) in popular science writing.
Salient Features
  • Significance of communicating science in popular writing format.
  • Differentiating technical and popular writing.
  • The hands-on experience of how to write popular science stories.
Eligibility criteria
  • Any Indian citizen pursuing a Ph.D. or Post- Doctorate in any stream of Science and Technology (S&T).
  • Scholars enrolled in the Ph.D. program of government-approved Institutions for the last two years.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellows (PDFs) associated with any recognized institute.
Registration

Interested Candidates can apply by clicking here.

Contact

Phone Number: +91-11-26590541

Email ID: connect.awsar@gmail.com

For further details, click here.

 

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