Learn how to write for a global audience

Take your research to the world. Practical guidelines and expert tips to help you avoid common errors when writing for an international audience.

What will you learn?

  1. Guidelines to follow when writing for international journals
  2. Basic nuances of academic writing to enhance your writing skills
  3. Presenting data appropriately and effectively for a global audience
  4. How to avoid common grammar and language-related errors


Course Description

Every research finding is important and plays a vital role in the way the world evolves. Therefore, it deserves to be seen, heard and discussed by a wider audience. This interactive program, with detailed slides accompanied by an audio lecture, explains how you can get your research to reach the right audience across a wider geography.

This program contains practical guidelines, expert tips, and easy examples to help you understand the nuances of academic writing and avoid some of the most common errors authors make. You will also learn the appropriate use of abbreviations and how to avoid uncommon words or slang when addressing a global audience. At the end of the course, you will feel more confident about writing and communicating effectively!


What topics will you cover?

Lecture 1: Introduction

Lecture 2: Objectives of the course

Lecture 3: Writing for international publications

Lecture 4: Writers fluent in English

Lecture 5: Writers not so fluent in English

Lecture 6: Read to write

Lecture 7: Choosing words

Lecture 8: Simplifying sentences

Lecture 9: Using scientific words

Lecture 10: Using abbreviations

Lecture 11: Summary


Your Instructor


R Upskill
R Upskill

Part of Cactus Communications’ R ecosystem of tools and solutions for researchers, R Upskill is a learning platform that comprises of the largest collection of researcher-focused programs, developed by top academic experts. Learn anytime, anywhere with bite-sized online programs on research writing, journal publication, career development, science communication, funding, researcher wellness, and more. Our multi-format programs come with expert advice, practical examples, and a certificate on course completion, which allow researchers to apply what they’ve learnt to excel in real-world scenarios. Trusted by top academic institutions, and over 15,000 researchers, R Upskill empowers researchers to master new skills on the path to all-round researcher success.


Course Curriculum


  Learn how to write for a global audience
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
I want to cancel my subscription plan. How do I do it?
If you change your mind, you can cancel your subscription plan at any time. Go to ‘My account’ and click on the ‘Manage subscriptions’ tab and follow the simple steps to cancel your plan.
For how long can I access these learning resources with the All Access Pass?
The All Access Pass gives you unlimited access to all the courses and handbooks for a month or year, depending upon the subscription plan you've purchased.
Do you offer a refund if I cancel my plan?
When you start a free trial, you are only charged on the 15th day, when it turns into a paid subscription. We do not offer refunds on paid subscriptions, even if you cancel your plan. However, you will still have complete access to all our learning programs till the end of your billing period.
How will the certificate be sent to me?
The course completion certificate is only awarded once all parts of the course are completed. Once you finish your course, you will be able to download your certificate from our learning platform; this certificate will also be sent to your email.

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
I want to cancel my subscription plan. How do I do it?
If you change your mind, you can cancel your subscription plan at any time. Go to ‘My account’ and click on the ‘Manage subscriptions’ tab and follow the simple steps to cancel your plan.
For how long can I access these learning resources with the All Access Pass?
The All Access Pass gives you unlimited access to all the courses and handbooks for a month or year, depending upon the subscription plan you've purchased.
Do you offer a refund if I cancel my plan?
When you start a free trial, you are only charged on the 15th day, when it turns into a paid subscription. We do not offer refunds on paid subscriptions, even if you cancel your plan. However, you will still have complete access to all our learning programs till the end of your billing period.

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