Past Event

Using AI Writing Tools in Your Scientific Writing Process

May 2, 2023
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Schapiro CEPSR, Davis Auditorium

AI writing tools such as ChatGPT are here to stay. These powerful tools can generate sophisticated text from scratch or revise human writing. In this seminar and workshop with Tim Requarth, we'll explore using AI writing tools in the scientific writing process.

This event is co-sponsored by the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Teachers College, the Center for Teaching and Learning, and the departments of Biological Sciences and Statistics. Participants may attend online or in-person. See event agenda below:

    12:00–1:00pm Seminar: Using AI Writing Tools in Your Scientific Writing Process. In this seminar, participants will explore the power and potential pitfalls of AI writing tools like ChatGPT, discuss how they can streamline your scientific writing process, and address ethical and responsible use of AI assistance.
    1:00–1:30pm: Refreshments
    1:30–2:30pm: (Optional) Workshop: Hands-On AI Writing Practice. In this interactive session, participants will identify a problem in a current writing project and come up with a strategy to tackle it using an AI-assisted writing tool.

Tim Requarth is Lecturer in Science & Writing at NYU Grossman School of Medicine where he teaches scientific writing courses, workshops, and seminars at the Vilcek Institute for Biomedical Sciences. He is also an award-winning freelance science journalist and contributing writer at Slate, with other work appearing in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and more. Dr. Requarth holds a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Columbia University.