Scientific Writing and Communication by
Call Number: HSL 3rd floor: WZ 345 H713s 2010
Publication Date: 2009-12-16
Covers all areas of scientific communication a scientist needs to master to be successful in research and career. Begins with a discussion of the basics of scientific writing style and composition. Applies these principles to writing research papers, review articles, grant proposals, research statements, and resumés as well as to preparing academic presentations and posters. Includes multi-disciplinary examples taken from real research papers and grant proposals to illustrate clear technical writing as well as common mistakes to avoid. Examples are drawn from a broad range of scientific disciplines including medicine. , Extensive end-of-chapter exercises. Writing guidelines and revision checklists warn scientists against common pitfalls and equip them with successful techniques to revise a scientific paper, review article, or grant proposal.