Intensive course: Academic English for Researchers

An intensive course “Academic English for Researchers” will be held in March 2016.This two-week course will be given by two lecturers of English Language Teaching Unit, University of Leicester.

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Sponsors: Graduate School of Life Sciences, School of Medicine, The Tohoku Forum for Creativity 

Date: March 7 – 18, 2016
Time: Mon-Fri, 9:30-16:00
Venue: Life Sciences Project Research Laboratory (Katahira Campus)

Enrollment limit: 10 participants

Who can apply: Graduate students, postodocs, and young faculties of Graduate School of Life Sciences or School of Medicine, Tohoku University; Non-native English speakers

1) Have sufficient English skills to participate in the English-only course, and to complete tasks such as writing a paper draft and poster presentation 
2) Attend every session each day for two weeks

-This course is designed for researchers working in medical and life sciences wishing to develop their academic English. 
-There will be a mixture of lectures, workshops, and independent study.
-Participants will complete and receive constructive feedback from tutors on tasks such as writing a paper/proposal and a poster presentation.

Poster  PDF

How to apply: Submit the on-line application form.
Application deadline: January 22, 2016

Note: Application should be approved by the supervisor.

Contact: Asako Sugimoto (asugimoto(at)