Successful Writing in the Life Sciences: Designing Effective Figures and Tables
14 Nov 2023
2:30pm – 4:30pm
User Education Room, University Library
Dr Sarah E. Webb
Dr Sarah E. Webb was born and brought up in the UK. She obtained a BSc. (Hons.) in Biochemistry at the University of Bath, and a PhD in Cell Biology from King’s College London. She has worked in Hong Kong for almost 30 years, first at the CUHK and then at the HKUST. She has many years’ experience in writing, proof-reading and editing scientific research articles and reviews, and has taught a number of scientific writing courses and workshops. Dr. Webb also runs a company (EDITXL) to help academics and students in Hong Kong and China proof-read and edit their work.
Students will learn how to present scientific information in their thesis, research publications and conference presentations. Topics to be covered include the preparation of figures (line illustrations, photomicrographs and graphs) and tables.