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Collaborative Research Postgraduate Students’ Seminar Series

Workshops for English Language Enhancement:

Fundamentals in Academic Research Writing

Lingnan University, Hong Kong | Hybrid



Mr. WINDSOR, Ryan John

Lecturer, Centre for English and Additional Languages, Lingnan University



Biography of Speaker

Ryan is a British EFL teacher who has a passion for Linguistics. After gaining a Bachelor's degree from the University of Sheffield, Ryan taught in mainland China for several years until returning to the UK to study for his Master's degree at the University of Birmingham in 2015. In recent years, he has developed online resources for both General and Academic English with the goal of spreading the joy of language learning across the world. Ryan enjoys getting to know students from all over the world and in his spare time takes pleasure in travelling both domestically and internationally.


At Lingnan, Ryan is a full-time lecturer as well as coordinator for the English Language Support Services (ELSS). His research interests include sound symbolism, phonetics, e-learning, VLEs and Chinese learners.



About the workshop
Mr. WINDSOR, Ryan will deliver a series of three workshops in October 2023 with the combined aim of enhancing awareness of and acquiring skills in the academic English writing style. Designed with a specific focus on postgraduate language skills, the workshops are well-suited for taught and research-focused students from a range of disciplines.



Workshop Timetable


Workshop 1

Workshop 2

Workshop 3


The Character of Academic English 

Paraphrasing to Avoid Plagiarism 

Advancing your Academic Writing 


12 Oct 2023 (Thur)

19 Oct 2023 (Thur)

26 Oct 2023 (Thur)


10:00 am – 12:00 nn 

10:00 am – 12:00 nn 

10:00 am – 12:00 nn 


SEK 206, Lingnan University

LCH 105, Lingnan University

MBG11, Lingnan University

Workshop Mode

Hybrid Workshop

Hybrid Workshop

Hybrid Workshop

*First come, first served.




Please click HERE to complete the registration by 10 October 2023 at 12:00nn (Hong Kong Time) through the online system.




  • Lingnan University, Hong Kong SAR
  • The School of Graduate Studies, Lingnan University




  • The Education University of Hong Kong




2616-7783 / [email protected]



Inter-institutional Collaborative Scheme

The International Classroom for Postgraduate Research Methodology Enhancement, Lingnan University

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The programme is generously supported by the University Grants Committee through the Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant.


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