Scientific Writing Workshop



The NBH Initiative is pleased to announce that Lisa Emerson from Massey University will be leading a series of scientific writing workshops from November – January this year on:

  • Mentoring the Writing Skills of Emerging Scientists
  • Running a Science Writing Course
  • Teaching Emerging Scientists How to Write
  • Writing and Communicating Science for Trainees

The finalized schedule and descriptions of these workshops will be sent out soon through this list serve.


Sign-up for these workshops will be available on the NBH website the last week of September.


PLEASE join us for the kick off event:

Thursday, November 12, 4 pm

Livak Ballroom

Dudley H. Davis Center

Reception following


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Lisa Emerson, PhD

Associate Professor

Massey University


Professor Emerson was as a Fulbright Senior Scholar at UVM in 2013.  She teaches science writing at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as publishing in the fields of science writing, writing in the disciplines, plagiarism, and New Zealand writing programs. She is an award winning teacher, and won the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Supreme Award for Sustained Excellence in Tertiary teaching in 2008.