Writing for Science

Writing for Science

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This book encompasses the entire range of writing skills that today's experimental scientist may need to employ. Chapters cover routine forms, such as laboratory notes, abstracts, and memoranda; dissertations; journal articles; and grant proposals. Robert Goldbort discusses how best to approach various writing tasks as well as how to deal with the everyday complexities that may get in the way of ideal practice--difficult collaborators, experiments gone wrong, funding rejections. He underscores the importance of an ethical approach to science and scientific communication and insists on the necessity of full disclosure.a€œManuscript Format and Organizationa€ guidelines for the Journal of Studies on Alcoholare available at ... noted that parenthetical references to a€œAngilletta 2002a€ in his article actually are inaccurate because the cited article, then in press, actually appeared ... Information for contributors is posted by the Journal of Chemical Physics online at http://jcp.aip.org/jcp/submit.jsp (retrieved October 16, 2004). 18.

Title:Writing for Science
Author:Robert Goldbort
Publisher:Yale University Press - 2006


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