Scientific Writing Workshop with Dr. Elaine Nsoesie

The University of Pretoria in collaboration with is organizing a scientific writing webinar. Participants will get a high-level introduction to writing and publishing scientific papers; discuss sample papers and learn how to write each section of a scientific paper including the Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussions. The sessions will be interactive and include multiple opportunities to practice writing and to ask questions.

See the event website for more details and to register. 

Date: 17 July 2020

Time: 3:30PM-5:30PM South African Standard Time

Speaker Bio
Dr. Nsoesie is an Assistant Professor of Global Health at Boston University (BU) School of Public Health. She has a PhD in Computational Epidemiology from the Genetics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology program at Virginia Tech. She also has an MS in Statistics and a BS in Mathematics. Her research is focused on the use of digital data and technology for public health surveillance. She is a founding member of BU’s Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences, a Data Science Faculty Fellow at the Hariri Institute and a Data and Innovation Fellow at the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTI) in the Office of the President in Sierra Leone. She is on the advisory board of Data Science Africa and Data Science Nigeria. She is also the founder of Rethé  –  an initiative focused on providing scientific writing tools and resources to student communities in Africa in order to increase representation in scientific publications. She has written for NPR, The Conversation, Public Health Post. Think Global Health and Quartz. Dr. Nsoesie was born and raised in Cameroon.