Postdoctoral Writing Resources

Writing plays a crucial role in the work of postdoctoral fellows (PDF), whether it's for publications, grant applications, job searches and beyond. Below are some campus resources that may be of use to you.

Academic Writing

Academic Success Centre

The Academic Success Centre provides individual appointments and workshops for PDFs as well as writing skills workshops. Their Academic Copy Editing (ACE) service provides competitive rates for books, articles for publication, grant applications and career documents. Our skilled and experienced ACE staff can help make final-stage documents submission-ready by correcting sentence structure, grammar, spelling and punctuation.

University of Alberta Library

The U of A Library is an important centre for scholarly publishing in Canada. Our open-access publishing program supports open, sustainable and responsible models of scholarly communication. The library also hosts the Copyright Office, which can provide guidance on copyright issues.

Writing +Teaching

Writing Across the Curriculum

Writing Across the Curriculum works with instructors to create well-designed writing assignments and effective and efficient grading guides. In addition to one-on-one consultations with instructors, they also offer seminars and workshops on topics such as designing clear assignments, evaluating written assignments, commenting on student writing, writing and critical thinking and using informal writing assignments.