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VIRTUAL EVENT: Academic writing practice - challenges and solutions for doctoral students

28 May 2021, 10:00 am–11:00 am

Girl writing in notepad with laptop. Image: J. Kelly Brito via Unsplash

In this webinar, Dr Yun Yu and Dr Jihyun Lee will share some common challenges that they have encountered in academic writing, along with the corresponding solutions to overcome these issues from early career research perspectives.

This event is free.

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Cassie Zhang

Join us for the first event of the UCL ChangeMakers and Centre for Higher Education Studies (CHES) webinar series: Academic writing and publishing for doctoral students.

Academic writing and publishing for doctoral students

A practical webinar series on the academic writing skills for international postgraduate research (PGR) students.

The aim of this series is to offer relevant trainings on academic writing and publishing to PGR students, to increase awareness of academic writing resources for doctoral students, as well as to collect student feedbacks on their experiences of using these resources.


Image: J. Kelly Brito via Unsplash

About the Speakers

Yun Yu

Research Fellow at Shanghai Normal University

Yun got her PhD from the School of Education, University of Glasgow in 2017.

She has studied and published extensively around issues of international education mobility, international students, educational equality, social inclusion and intercultural engagement. Her research has compared the related topics in the UK, mainland China, Hong Kong, etc.

Yun is the Assistant Editor in Journal of International Students, and the peer reviewer for Compare, International Journal of Comparative Education and Development, and the Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development.

Jihyun Lee

Research student at UCL Geography

Jihyun recently completed her PhD in Geography at UCL. Her doctoral research focused on how the meanings of international student mobility diverge according to the characteristics of individual students and different higher education institutions in the UK.

She is interested in aspects of international/transnational higher education, mobilities and migration.