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Department of Physics Seminar Series: Sarah Read
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 3:15pm

SB1 107, 1025 SW Mill Street
Free and open to the public
Light refreshments will be served

 

Sarah Read
Director, Technical and Professional Writing 
Department of English, Portland State University

 

"Science and Writing"

This seminar will address questions about science and writing, including: what is the relationship between writing and creating scientific knowledge? Where did the conventions of the scientific journal article come from? How do writing studies researchers think about science and writing? What kind of research do writing studies researchers do? And, what does the picture below have to do with science and writing?


photo: An Experiment on a Bird in an Air Pump, painting by Joseph Wright of Derby,  1768

 

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