Writing Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

To be announced.


  • Teaching students to write like a chemist, NSF REU PI workshop, July 2015

  • Contemplative pedagogy, half-day workshop, Wesleyan University, February 2015

  • Practical & Impractical, afternoon workshop on contemplative approaches to teaching, Chestnut Hill College, October 2014

  • Scientists Writing Science: Beyond Grant Proposals, Journal Articles and Internal Reports, Association for Women in Science, Philadelphia, 17 October 2013

  • Practically Impractical, workshop on contemplative stance in the science classroom, Contemplative Pedagogy in the Classroom workshop at Selkirk College, Selkirk, BC, Canada, July 9-13, 2013

  • Writing Like a Scientist, workshop for undergraduate chemists at American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 7 April 2013 

  • Writing and the contemplative mind, George Mason University, October 2011

  • Why scientists should write: early and often, A*STAR Chemistry Club, Singapore, October 2010




Workshops about Writing and Teaching

  • Practical Notes: Developing a writing practice as a working chemist, American Chemical Society, March 2018  

  • The bones of chemistry, in Crafting Chemical Communication symposium at ACS National Meeting, August 2016

  • Combatting chemophobia and pseudoscience, AAAS meeting, February 2016

  • How to work at the subtle edge: What contemplatives can teach scientists, Meditation, TechnoScience and Humanity, 30 October 2015, Barcelona, Spain​

© 2020 by Michelle Francl-Donnay.

Designed by ArtifX Design.

  • Twitter Clean Grey
  • LinkedIn Clean Grey