Scientific Writing for Environmental Sciences

A.Y. 2021/2022
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
February 2022
Lead instructor: Diego Rubolini
Through a combination of in-class lectures, exercises, writing time and peer feedback, the course aims at preparing the students to write a scientific paper. The ultimate goal is to lead every student to have the first draft of their own paper written by the end of the course. Specifically, the course aims to:
· Develop confidence in writing skills
· Understand the editorial process and what editors evaluate
· Learn best practices for submitting a paper and to face the peer-review process
· Write a full first draft of a manuscript from your own data
The students should come to the course with own scientific results ready to be translated into an article
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • 27 December 2021 for courses starting in January 2022
  • 25 January 2022 for courses starting in February 2022
  • 25 February 2022 for courses starting in March 2022.

Deadlines for enrolment in other courses will be announced as soon as possible.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


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