Writing, a skill on it's own
Scholarly writing is not easy; writing a good article even less so. The importance of writing well is sometimes underestimated in the sciences. Although the research results are naturally the core of your publication, a good presentation (or well-written presentation) is indispensable when you want to get published.
Furthermore, there is a great difference between writing your thesis or dissertation and writing an article; writing in a captivating way for a large audience is a skill of its own. This means that you most likely need some practice before your article will be accepted in journals or conferences. The most important pitfalls when it comes to writing a scholarly publication will be discussed in this section.
For training and courses in language and writing, take a look at the website of Erasmus University's Language and Training Centre.
In the UL Portal Information Literacy, under the header 'especially for', there is a list of links to portals per discipline. In these portals, you will be directed to relevant online courses, tutorials and useful manuals which are aimed at improving your writing and research skills within the discipline.