Training Programmes

The JRAAS Training Programme was designed to prepare the students to contribute to research and outreach activities promoted by CETAPS, as well as by the AngloAmerican Studies Department at FLUP.

The Training Programme consists of 5 modules, each approaching different areas: (1) Organization of Events; (2) Bibliographic Research: Digital Resources; (3) Academic Writing: Writing a Review; (4) Academic Writing: Submitting an Abstract; and (5) Copy-Editing. Enrolment is free and available for students who are attending (or have completed) their Masters in Anglo-American Studies and Teaching of English at FLUP. PhD students may also attend the training programme provided there are positions available (max. 25 students per module).

Training Programme offered to JRAAS every year*

Module 1 Organization of events
Module 2 How to write a paper and where to publish it
Module 3 Bibliographic research: Digital resources
Module 4 Academic writing: How to write an article review
Module 5 Academic writing: How to submit an abstract
Module 6 Revision and editing of texts
Module 7 Academic English

* modules will be offered/changed depending on the availability of professors.


JRAAS Training Programme 2018/2019

Module 1 Revision and Editing of Texts (14 February 2019)
Module 2 Writing an Abstract (14 March 2019)
Module 3 Writing a Critical Review (19 March 2019)
Module 4 Creative Writing (28 March 2019)
Module 5 Bibliographic Research (29 April 2019 – postponed to 2 May 2019)

JRAAS Training Programme 2017/2018 

Module 1 Organização de Eventos/Como Escrever um Artigo (Fátima Vieira) | 14 May 2018.
Module 2 Revisão e Edição de Textos (Miguel Ramalhete Gomes) | 22 May 2018.
Module 3 Pesquisa Bibliográfica: Recursos Digitais (Gualter Cunha) | 25 May 2018.
Module 4 Escrita Académica: Como Escrever um Resumo (Jorge Bastos da Silva) | 12 June 2018.
Module 5 Escrita Académica: Como Escrever uma Recensão Crítica (Rui Carvalho Homem) | 9 July 2018.

JRAAS Training Programme 2016/2017 

Module 1 Organização de Eventos/Como Escrever um Artigo (Fátima Vieira) | 18 abril 2017.
Module 2 Revisão e Edição de Textos (Miguel Ramalhete Gomes) | 26 abril 2017.
Module 3 Pesquisa Bibliográfica: Recursos Digitais (Gualter Cunha) | 19 abril 2017.
Module 4 Escrita Académica: Como Escrever um Resumo (Jorge Bastos da Silva) | 21 abril 2017.
Module 5 Escrita Académica: Como Escrever uma Recensão Crítica (Rui Carvalho Homem) | 20 abril 2017.

Other training sessions

Egonet Seminar (16 October 2018) Professor Filipa Ribeiro gave a training session on the EgoNet software, centered on the collection and analysis of egocentric social social network data.


Science Communication Seminar (10 October 2017) Professor Filipa Ribeiro from IBMC delivered a seminar on Science Communication to the JRAAS team.


Workshop on Music (2 February 2017)Maria Ionesco, an Erasmus+ trainee, delivered. a workshop on music


Workshop on Furthering Digital Humanities: Critical Approaches, Projects, and Tools (15 November 2016)Michelle Lezana, ERASMUS+ Intern working for CETAPS, delivered a workshop on Digital Humanities to the ERASMUS trainees and JRAAS team.


Workshop on Data Visualization (13 September 2016)Sadettin Demirel, ERASMUS’ Intern working for CETAPS, delivered a workshop on Data Visualization to the ERAMUS trainees and JRAAS team.


Workshop on Google Advanced Searching (4 August 2016) Sadettin Demirel, ERASMUS’ Intern working for CETAPS, delivered a workshop to the ERAMUS trainees and JRAAS team.


Seminar How to document a work process – Introduction to Event-driven process chains (EPCs) – (22 June 2016)Christina Martens, ERASMUS’ Intern working for CETAPS and specialist in Project Management, delivered a training session to the JRAAS team.


Seminar How to manage a project – Introduction to Goal directed project management (14 June 2016)Christina Martens, ERASMUS’ Intern working for CETAPS and specialist in Project Management, delivered a training session to the JRAAS team.


First contact with Adobe Illustrator software: vectors, infographics and posters (13 -15 April 2016)8-hour workshop with Cláudia Torres, a Utopia500 trainee.