Courses are available to graduate students in several Health Science Center colleges.
NIH Individual Fellowships
Resources for dual degree students, PhD students, and postdoctoral trainees interested in applying for F30, F31, or F32 fellowship awards.
NIH Career Development Awards
Resources for postdoctoral trainees and early-stage investigators interested in applying for K awards.
NIH Diversity Supplements
Resources for investigators interested in applying for research grant administrative supplements that enhance the diversity of the research workforce by recruiting and supporting students, postdoctorates, and eligible investigators from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups that have been shown to be underrepresented in health-related research.
NIH Loan Repayment Program
Learn how researchers can get up to $50,000 annually of qualified educational debt in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research.
University Writing Program
The Writing Studio is committed to helping UF students and faculty meet their academic and professional goals by becoming better writers. We support independent learning and encourage scholarship by providing one-on-one consultations, workshops tailored to specific classes (graduate and undergraduate), and faculty retreats focusing on publishing original research. Students and faculty at all levels and in every discipline are welcome!
Spring 2023 Graduate Course
MMC6936 (Section 2101, Class# 24228): Science Writing (in-person)
Instructor: Czerne Reid, Ph.D., firstname.lastname@example.org
Credits: 1-3, Sign up yourself in ONE.UF
This seminar-style course introduces the art and craft of science storytelling. Students will learn how to produce well-written, engaging science news and feature stories for print, online and broadcast media for general audiences. The course covers writing news and feature articles such as might appear in a magazine, newspaper, online news publication or other science news outlet. We will learn about and practice finding ideas and news angles in published research, interviewing scientists, simplifying complex scientific topics, writing explanatory prose and key story elements creatively, responding to editing, pitching to an editor, fact-checking science stories, exploring careers in science communication, and other topics. Guest speakers include well-known science writers. Note that this course is not focused on writing dissertations, manuscripts or grant proposals.
This course meets Mondays at 4:05pm – 7:05pm in FLG 0275 [Florida Gym].