Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


IN PERSON: Royal Literary Fund Healthcare Science Writing Workshop: ‘Focus On Your Writing’

17 March 2022, 10:00 am–12:30 pm

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A workshop for Healthcare Science Trainees and researchers offering strategies to improve your confidence in writing reports, personal statements, and public engagement. Led by Nicola Baldwin, Royal Literary Fund Fellow and Visiting Fellow at IAS.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

All | UCL staff | UCL students | UCL alumni






Nicola Baldwin


IAS Forum
Ground floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building
United Kingdom

Do you use writing for study or work-related training in Healthcare Science? Is a lack of confidence in writing holding you back? Would you like to write more authentically or more professionally? This workshop will explore simple and creative ways to make your written work more effective and enjoyable; new approaches to planning, structure, style and expressing yourself through writing. Suitable for essays, reports, patient history, articles, blogs, public engagement.

The 2.5-hour session will use practical approaches to basic writing challenges which you can apply to anything from a report to a press release.

Nicola Baldwin is a playwright and scriptwriter. Previously Creative Fellow at UCL Urban Lab, she is a Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow, Visiting Fellow at IAS and PPI Coordinator for the Precision AMR Research Initiative at UCL / ICH and GOSH. In collaboration with Dr Elaine Cloutman-Green, Lead Healthcare Scientist at GOSH, Nicola set up the award-winning Nosocomial Project which tells ‘hospital acquired’ stories of Healthcare Scientists and patients through drama and events.

Supported by the Royal Literary Fund to promote effective Healthcare Science writing. Originating from a trial funded by NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Great Ormond Street Hospital. This Healthcare Science Week workshop is FREE and suitable for trainees and students at all levels of written English.

Maximum: 30 people

Image: microscope
Image credit: Rabbit Hole Photography