Research School

Preceding the Sig Writing 2018 conference in Antwerp, we organize a three-day research school on writing research for PhD candidates and other junior researchers.

Dates: Sunday 26 until Tuesday 28 August 2018
Location: Ghent University

The main theme is ‘Facets of Writing and Writing Research: Substantive and Methodological issues’. To tailor the Research School to the diversified needs and questions of the participants, we offer parallel sessions, characterized by interaction and discussion. Participants can select the topics of their interest, which ensures intensive training to small groups.

More particularly, the parallel sessions will be organized around the following themes

  • Measuring writing  
  • Writing processes  
  • Writing and motivation  
  • Writing interventions  

For each of these themes, an expert will provide an overarching introduction, which will be followed by expert-led interactive thematic workshops. 

In addition to the workshops, we will provide participants with the unique opportunity to discuss their research projects with other researchers and to receive valuable feedback from experts of the field. The projects may be in the initial stages, in progress or already completed. To facilitate discussion, the participants are asked to prepare a poster with a visual presentation of their project.

More details on submission and registration procedures will be published in September 2017. 

Organisers

Contact (main organiser)

Fien Fien.DeSmedt@UGent.be