Essential Science Skills

Science Communication – Write an Abstract or Summary - 7 September 2022

Science Communication – Write an Abstract or Summary - 7 September 2022

As a scientist, you are often required to summarise your research and findings in less than 400 words, and usually in the form of a scientific abstract. This may be the only information people read, so don’t underestimate its importance! The ability to translate your science into words that people can easily read and understand is an important skill that is imperative to successfully communicating your research to others. This Bootcamp will help you enhance the way you write and summarise your science, to produce concise and impactful communications.

What is a Sativus Bootcamp?

A Sativus Bootcamp is designed to be an intensive, targeted and tailored learning experience to improve, shape or refine skills that are critical for achieving a goal.

When is a Sativus Bootcamp useful?

A Sativus Bootcamp is useful when needing to rapidly improve a skillset in a short period of time. This bootcamp is ideal for anyone working in research that needs to write a scientific abstract or summary.

What value can Sativus Bootcamp add?

Sativus Bootcamps will rapidly increase your knowledge and skills through individualised learning and understanding of the skills needed to effectively summarise your science.

This Sativus Bootcamp will cover:

How to write a scientific abstract
The importance of science communication
How to create accessible science
The who, what and how of written science communication
Creating key messages for your science
Dealing with rejection and criticism of your writing


Individual one-on-one sessions with the course facilitator
Access to the Sativus GEMS online Bootcamp course
An intensive 4 hour interactive virtual session
Feedback on your summary
Summary preparation resource
Sativus pack
Discounted access to the Sativus GEMS online courses.

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