The 7th Popular Science Writing Training Courses by the Chinese Academy of Science held successfully in Beijing recently
The 7th Popular Science Writing Training Courses by CSWA and the Bureau of Veteran Cadres, Chinese Academy of Science jointly were successfully held in Beijing from November 28 to 30, 2016. During the opening ceremony, Sun Jianguo and He Yuanguang from the Bureau of Veteran Cadres, Chinese Academy of Science who were also the senior leaders of the China Association for Science and Technology, and Shi Shunke, the Secretary General of CSWA, delivered speeches, respectively.
During several days of training, such famous science fiction writers as Tang Shougen, Wang Ninghuan, Xia Zi and Wu Juan delivered wonderful speeches regarding the different types and aspects of popular science writing. More than 30 veteran comrades from various scientific research institutes expressed that they promoted a great deal from the courses and considered them necessary. The three days of intensive training helped the old trainees grasp the essential of the popular science writing in different fields, provided a platform for exchanges and cooperation between science writers, and enriched the academic life of veteran researchers. After the training and practices based on new vision, thinking and methods, veteran comrades with a deep literary foundation will elevate their popular science writing skills to advanced level.
The popular science writing courses aimed to inspire the interest of veteran workers of science and technology in popular science writing, train and excavate science writing talents, and expand the reserve forces of popular science writers. At end of the training, CSWA issued certificates of completion to the trainees.