What are the characteristics of good quality technical/scientific documents?
How can we prepare documents that please our audience?
Are there general rules that might help us effectively write any type of technical/scientific documents?
This course will answer those questions and more, putting you on the right path to become a skilled and successful writer. Through exercises and discussion, you will learn fundamental techniques that will allow you to prepare high quality documents.
Who should attend?
Professional junior writers and anyone planning to move into the technical/medical/scientific writing field.
- What is the goal of a technical/scientific document.
- How the type of audience affects the document style and content.
- What makes a good document – general concepts.
- How to develop a coherent document: the problem statement approach.
- Tips on how to create high-quality documents (i.e. exhaustive, clear, concise, well structured, navigable and visually pleasing documents).
- Stylistic and grammatical techniques to improve your writing.
Type of Training
At the end of the training, you will be able to:
- Have a general understanding of how to prepare high-quality documents.
- Coherently organize your thoughts and writing.
- Write in a concise and clear manner.
Monica Milani has been a medical writer since 2011.
She began her career in a medical writing company, moved to the pharmaceutical industry and recently transitioned into freelancing. She has experience in a wide range of regulatory and medical communication documents covering various therapeutic areas. Prior to medical writing, she worked in academia and authored numerous articles in the immunology and oncology fields. She was editor‑in‑chief of the open access journal Drug Target Insights from 2008 to 2011 and served as a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals. She is also an active member of the European Medical Writers Association (EMWA). Monica holds degrees in biological sciences, biotechnology and scientific/technical communication.