Faculty workshop: Top 5 errors authors make when writing scientific papers

April 28, 2023  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Join the Office of Faculty Development for this workshop as Tom Annesley, Ph.D. discusses ways to avoid the top errors that authors make when developing scientific papers including:

  • The Introduction: Failure to set the scene for the reader
  • The Results: Confusing data from results
  • Figures and Tables: Difficulty reading and grasping the message
  • The Discussion: Making a poor argument for your work
  • Responding to Reviewers: Failure to help reviewers see changes

Facilitated by: Thomas Annesley, Ph.D.; deputy editor, Clinical Chemistry; professor emeritus, U-M

Workshop objectives

After attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Better tie together the major sections of a scientific paper.
  • Differentiate data from results when writing a scientific paper.
  • Improve the visual presentation of data in figures and tables.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20

Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Location: Zoom


This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development and is intended for faculty. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop or have questions about accessibility, please contact Faculty Development at UMMS-Faculty-Development@med.umich.edu.