Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

GWL Written and Oral Communication Workshops and Panels

            

*Please note that all GWL workshops in September 2021 will be online, and we will reassess October programming as we monitor the health and safety situation.*

Throughout the academic year, The Graduate Writing Lab offers workshops, information sessions, and panel events that can help you enhance your skills in a variety of areas. The current lineup of workshops and events is available below, along with registration links. Keep an eye out in your inbox for announcements and upcoming events our weekly Newsletter!

Here is a sampling of our workshop series:

  • Developing Your Academic Style
  • Writing in Academic Genres
  • Advancing Your Research
  • Research Management Techniques
  • Building up Your Grant Writing Skills
  • Writing for Publication
  • Communicating for Academics and Broader Audiences
  • Career and Professional Development

 Writing in my discipline

Events in this Series

Title Time Audience Registration Link
Crafting Effective Personal and Research Statements for Grants and Fellowships in the Sciences, 2-Part Series Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Applying for Postdocs in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Panel Event) Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Honing Your Academic Writing Skills: Part 3 Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Writing a Statement of Purpose for PhD Applications Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Crafting Effective Research and Personal Statements for Grant and Fellowships in Hum/SocSci, 2-Part Series Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Applying for a Postdoc in the Sciences (Panel Event) Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Writing a Prospectus in the Humanities Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Honing Your Academic Writing Skills: Part 4 Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Research & Writing Process Techniques in the Humanities and Social Sciences: 6-part series Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Writing a Master's Thesis in the Social Sciences & The Humanities Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Writing Book Reviews in the Social Sciences & The Humanities Monday, October 11, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Research & Writing Process Techniques in the Humanities and Social Sciences: 6-part series Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Research & Writing Process Techniques in the Humanities and Social Sciences: 6-part series Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Choosing a Dissertation Topic in the Humanities & Social Sciences Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm Graduate & Professional Students, Postdoctoral Fellows
Research & Writing Process Techniques in the Humanities and Social Sciences: 6-part series Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Tips, Tricks, and Tools for Productive Writing Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm Graduate & Professional Students, Postdoctoral Fellows
Research & Writing Process Techniques in the Humanities and Social Sciences: 6-part series Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm Graduate & Professional Students
Research & Writing Process Techniques in the Humanities and Social Sciences: 6-part series Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm Graduate & Professional Students

Eligibility 

The Graduate Writing Lab programs are designed for graduate students and professional school students. However, we cordially invite Yale postdoctoral scholars, faculty, and staff to take advantage of these programs. All workshops are free and available to all who are interested within the Yale community.    

       

To Find Out More 

To find out more and sign up for these events, check your email for our weekly electronic Graduate Writing Lab newsletter! You can also check the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning calendar regularly for updates.

Past Events in this Series

Title Event Topic Time
Crafting Effective Research and Personal Statements for Grant and Fellowships in Hum/SocSci, 2-Part Series Online via Zoom Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Honing Your Academic Writing Skills: Part 2 Online via Zoom Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Crafting Effective Personal and Research Statements for Grants and Fellowships in the Sciences, 2-Part Series Online via Zoom Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Honing Your Academic Writing Skills: Part 1 Online via Zoom Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
NSF GRFP Info Session & Live Q&A with Associate Dean Robert Harper-Mangels NSF GRFP Info Session & Live Q&A with Associate Dean Robert Harper-Mangels Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
NIH NRSA F30/31 Fellowship Application Information Session Online via Zoom Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Fulbright U.S. Student Competition Info Session & Live Q&A with Associate Dean Robert Harper-Mangels Online via Zoom Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
How to Start Writing Early for Incoming GSAS Master’s Degree & PhD Students Online via Zoom Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Writing Together Program: May Challenge Online via Zoom Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Writing Together Program: May Challenge Online via Zoom Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm