Courses

Proposal Writing

  • Introduction
  • Module Objectives
  • Why a research proposal?
  • What is the reader looking for in your proposal?
  • Developing the Structure of a research proposal (more…)

Literature Searching: How to assess credibility of Web Content

Data Collection tools
Survey Monkey
Google forms

Enhancing researchers online visibility

Google Scholar (more…)

Concepts in Science Communication

To prepare an oral presentation for different audiences, how to effectively deliver it
Using Web 2.0 Tools for communicating research
Communicating to Policy Makers
Communicating with the press (more…)

Preparation and planning, steps in developing a talk

Medium/Tools for giving a talk
Theory and practice of poster design
Introduction to communicating to Non Scientists (more…)

The mind of a donor
The research proposal
The grants proposal
The proposal and funding process
Typical structure of a proposal
Stages of developing a proposal
Usual pitfalls when writing a proposal (more…)

The theory and practice of presenting data in graphical form
The basic principles of economy, clarity, and integrity
Old types of graphs to avoid, new graph types: dot plot, scatterplot matrix, conditional plot
How to design effective graphs

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Publishing and Open Access

Understanding the  academic publishing industry

 Understanding the importance  of Open Access in publishing

Using pre prints portals-Africaarxivs (more…)