Writing Resources and Advice for MIT Postdocs

Writing Resources and Advice for MIT Postdocs

Speakers: Xiaolu Hsi, Ph.D. and Elizabeth Fox, Ph.D.

First Presented: Thursday, May 24, 2012

From completing grants and manuscripts to writing a research statement for job searches, writing is a critical component of the postdoctoral experience.  Please join us for this event where experts from the MIT Writing & Communication Center and MIT Medical provide task-oriented and cognitive-oriented techniques for becoming a better writer and enjoying the process!  Writing-related services provided by MIT will also be discussed.

Dr. Xiaolu Hsi is a Clinical Psychologist at MIT Medical.  Dr. Hsi's professional interests are community mental health consultation and working with international students; she has also participated in several writing-related events at MIT. Dr. Elizabeth Mickle Fox works with MIT's Writing and Communication Center, in the WAC program, and as a freelance editor.  Dr. Fox hosts special MIT events, including during IAP, for graduate and postgraduate trainees to improve their writing techniques.

Sponsored by the MIT Postdoctoral Association, MIT Medical, and the MIT Writing and Communication Center for the MIT Postdoctoral Community.

Handout PDF: Post-doctoral Writing and Speaking Self-Assessment

Reference: Pozin, I. (2011, December 13). 7 Things Highly Productive People Do. Inc.