The Grey Lit Café

Writing emails effectively

May 23, 2022 Anthony Haynes
The Grey Lit Café
Writing emails effectively
Show Notes

In this episode, Engy Moussa (University of Cambridge) and Anthony Haynes (Creative Director, Frontinus Ltd) discuss how to write emails.

They focus on how to anticipate typical pitfalls in order to enhance communicativeness.


The links, both to (a) the slide deck on practical advice and (b) further practical resources, are available here:


  • Sound production: Bart Hallmark
  • Music: from Handel's Water Music, courtesy of the United States Marine Band and Marine Chamber Orchestra

Further listening

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About the publisher

This episode is published by Frontinus Ltd. We're a communications consultancy that helps organisations and individuals to communicate scientific, professional, and technical content to non-specialist audiences.

We provide

  • consultancy
  • mentoring
  • editing and writing
  • training

and work on presentations, bids and proposals, and publications (for example, reports and papers).

To learn more about services or explore ways of working together, please contact us via our website,