Essential Science Skills

Science Communication - Report Writing - 20, 21 July 2022

Science Communication - Report Writing - 20, 21 July 2022

As a scientist, you are often required to write reports that accurately describe the work you have completed. The ability to effectively write your science reports in a way that people can easily understand, and follow, is an important skill that is imperative to successfully communicating your research to others. This Workshop will help you enhance the way you write scientific reports to increase the accessibility and impact of your science.

What is a Sativus Workshop?

These Workshops are tailored sessions for large groups of people (> 7) to provide a high-level overview of key aspects of the Sativus GEMS professional development program. They are held over 2 half-day sessions and include interactive components to enhance the learning experience.

When is a Sativus Workshop useful?

A Sativus Workshop is useful when needing to rapidly improve a skillset in a short period of time. This Workshop is ideal for anyone working in a role that requires written communication of science using project reports.

What value can Sativus Workshops add?

This Sativus Workshop will rapidly increase your knowledge and skills through expert instruction and team-based learning using your own science as the basis for activities. You will build skills needed to write scientific reports in a way that your target audience can easily understand, access and use.

This Sativus Workshop will cover:

  • How to write an effective scientific report
  • How to create accessible science
  • The who, what and how of written science communication
  • Report structures
  • How to write science abstracts and executive summaries
  • Creating key messages for your science
  • Scientific visualisations
  • Communication risks


  • Two interactive, 4-hour sessions
  • Supplemented discussions and activities in smaller groups to personalise the learning experience
  • Report writing resource
  • Discounted access to the Sativus GEMS online courses.


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