The literal fear of a blank page, writing inhibitions and difficulties finding the central theme can put a strain on the writing process of a research paper or dissertation. The GRC Writing Lab can help you through difficult phases of your PhD and postdoc by helping you to improve your own writing process so that you can continue to work on your texts with pleasure. Please note: correcting and revising your text is not part of our support.
A coaching session lasts up to 30 minutes and takes place online. After registering, you will be contacted by one of our writing coaches to set up a virtual meeting.
The GRC Writing Lab is only for doctoral and postdoctoral researchers at UZH (or directly associated with UZH).
Stephanie Gruber studied History of Art, German Literature and Linguistics at the University of Zurich. She holds a Teaching Diploma for Upper Secondary Education and an Attestation of an Additional Qualification in Vocational Education for teaching at vocational schools, including the federal vocation baccalaureate in the subject German as the first national language. She teaches at the Gymnasium Büelrain in Winterthur and since fall 2019 she is completing a degree in "writing support" at the University of Higher Education in Freiburg/Germany. On a freelance basis, she has been supporting students and doctoral candidates in the writing process, exam preparation and media presentations in German and English for several years.
Susanna Blaser-Meier holds a PhD in Art History from the University of Zurich and a Master in Library and Information Science from the Humboldt University in Berlin. She is very much interested in supporting students and researchers in acquiring transferable skills, such as information literacy, time management, and academic writing. She is currently completing a degree in “writing support” at the University of Higher Education in Freiburg/Germany.
Meret Fehlmann holds a PhD in Popular Literature from the University of Zurich and has a Master in advanced studies in information science from the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons. She is interested in supporting students and researchers in acquiring transferable skill, like information literacy and academic writing. She is now completing a degree in “writing support” at the University of Higher Education in Freiburg/Germany.