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29-30 MARCH 2012

DAY ONE:

Introduction

9:00 - 9:30 THE CONCEPT OF “THE (SCIENTIFIC/SCHOLARLY) LITERATURE”
Emeritus Prof Wieland Gevers, University of Cape Town

9:30 - 10:00 STRUCTURE OF A SCHOLARLY SCIENTIFIC PAPER
Prof Laetus Lategan, Central University of Technology

10:00 - 10.30 SUBMITTING AND PUBLISHING AN ARTICLE/PAPER
Emeritus Prof James Bull, University of Cape Town

10:30 - 11:00 DISCUSSIONS

Planning, structuring and writing your article: 1

11.30 - 13:00 USE OF ENGLISH IN WRITING SCHOLARLY/SCIENTIFIC PAPERS + Practical exercises
Emeritus Prof Wieland Gevers, University of Cape Town

14:00 - 16:00 INTRODUCTION TO AN ARTICLE + Practical exercises
Dr Hester Oosthuizen, South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa)

16:30 - 16:45 Wrap-up: views, comments and suggestions

16:45 - 18:00 MEETING BETWEEN MENTORS AND MENTEES

DAY TWO

Planning, structuring and writing your article: 2

8:00 - 8:45 CITATION PRACTICE IN SCHOLARLY/SCIENTIFIC WRITING
Emeritus Prof Wieland Gevers, University of Cape Town

8:45 - 9:30 COPYRIGHT, AUTHOR’S RIGHTS AND OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING
Mrs Denise Nicholson, University of Witwatersrand

10:00 - 11:30 RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
Practical exercises
Dr Hester Oosthuizen, South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa)

11:30 -13:00 TITLES, ABSTRACTS, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS + Practical exercises
Dr Hester Oosthuizen, South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa)
14:00 - 15:30 METHODS SECTIONS + Practical exercise
Prof Willie van Heerden, University of Pretoria

15:30 - 18:00 CONTINUED DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN MENTORS AND MENTEES

CLOSURE