Non-Credit Writing Courses

Courses Offered: 2013-2014

All the courses listed here focus on writing clear, concise, and coherent evidence-based critical arguments and involve collaborative learning through teamwork and peer review. They differ in terms of their objectives: some courses take a broad approach to public health writing and publication, others focus on research writing.

Please note: In order to be considered for any of the following courses, you must apply for them using the online application.

All Students

Principles of Public Health Writing
Fall 2: Tuesdays, 5:30-7:20 pm, October 29 – December 17, 2013

Writing and Publishing Public Health Research – A course in scientific writing
Winter Session: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30-3:20 pm, January 2 – January 23, 2014

Writing for Public Health
Spring 1: Tuesdays, 3:30-5:20 pm, January 28 – March 11, 2014
Spring 2: Tuesdays, 3:30-5:20 pm, March 25 – May 13, 2014

Doctoral Students 

Dissertation Writing Seminar
Begins September 4, 2013 and meets all year, Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 pm

Proposal Writer Group
Begins Fall 2
Contact the instructor for more information: dhalstea@hsph.harvard.edu

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Writing and Publishing Research
Fall 2: Tuesdays, 12:30-2:20 pm, October 29 – December 17, 2013
Spring 2: Tuesdays, 12:30-2:20 pm, March 25 – May 13, 2014

Peer Review Writing Group
Fall: Every other Wednesday, 12:30-2:20 pm, September 4 – December 18, 2013
Spring: Every other Wednesday, 12:30-2:20 pm, January 29 – May 7, 2014