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How To Avoid Critical Language Errors In Your Research Paper?

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How To Avoid Critical Language Errors In Your Research Paper?

Gareth Dyke - R Upskill Training Instructor Profile ImageGareth Dyke
Aparna Ayyar - R Upskill Training Instructor Profile ImageAparna Ayyar
Gareth Dyke - R Upskill Training Instructor Profile Image

Gareth Dyke

Aparna Ayyar - R Upskill Training Instructor Profile Image

Aparna Ayyar

Gain essential skills that help you eliminate common flaws, polish your writing, and create an error-free research manuscript that will improve your chances of being accepted by top journals.

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1 hour


video + text

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Online, On-demand learning

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6 modules

What you learn

Understand what peer reviewers are looking for

The types of common errors in research

How to identify and fix key language flaws

Tips on proofreading your research paper

How to make your manuscript more readable and clear

Write a well-structured winning manuscript with ease


Did you know that language errors are one of the top reasons for journal rejection? This makes it critical for authors to ensure they produce an error-free manuscript. However, this can be a challenge, especially so if you are a first-time author or if English is not your first language.

Designed for young researchers, PhDs or anyone looking to get familiar with the world of academia, this program highlights why it is important to minimize errors with thorough checks and proofreading. It takes you through the types of language errors that can lead to rejection, and explains simple ways to eliminate these from your writing. The well-paced lectures within the course will also help to ensure your manuscript adheres to the high standards of prestigious academic journals and improve your chances of publication.

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LECTURE 1 |Video

About the course

9 mins

LECTURE 2 |Video

What peer reviewers expect and why

3 mins

LECTURE 3 |Video

Distracter 1: Faulty logic

16 mins

LECTURE 4 |Video

Distracter 2: Complex writing style

20 mins

LECTURE 5 |Video

Distracter 3: Proofreading errors

2 mins

LECTURE 6 |Video

In Summary

2 mins

Instructors (2)

Gareth Dyke - R Upskill Training Instructor

Gareth Dyke

Paleontologist, Editor-in-Chief, Historical Biology, Taylor & Francis

7 courses by this instructor

Gareth Dyke manages the Taylor & Francis journal Historical Biology as Editor-in-Chief. His research has been widely covered in the media and he is often invited to present talks and lead workshops around the world, most recently in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, China, Colombia, Spain, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia.

A regular contributor to The Conversation, he has also written numerous news…

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Aparna Ayyar - R Upskill Training Instructor

Aparna Ayyar

Senior Manager, Global Training at R Upskill, Senior Writer & Editor

3 courses by this instructor

Senior Writer & Editor. Aparna has been writing and editing content for various mediums including websites, magazines and coffee table books. She holds a Master’s degree in English Literature and is deeply passionate about reading. Her interest lies in current events and she loves reading about the latest research and experiments in science and technology.

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