Scientific Papers and Presentations, Second Edition: Navigating Scientific Communication in Today?s World

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9780120884247: Scientific Papers and Presentations, Second Edition: Navigating Scientific Communication in Today?s World

Electronic publishing and electronic means of text and data presentation have changed enormously since the first edition was first published in 1997. This second edition applies traditional principles to today's, modern techniques. In addition to substantial changes on the poster presentations and visual aids chapters, the chapter on proposal writing discusses in more detail grant writing proposals. A new chapter has also been dedicated to international students studying in the United States.

Selected Contents:
-Searching and Reviewing Scientific Literature
-The Graduate Thesis
-Publishing in Scientific Journals
-Reviewing and Revising
-Titles and Abstracts
-Ethical and Legal Issues
-Scientific Presentations
-Communication without words
-The Oral Presentation
-Poster Presentations

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This new edition includes effective writing skills on grant proposals, poster presentations, visual aids, and much more.

From the Back Cover:

For the second edition of SCIENTIFIC PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS the text has been completely overhauled with references updated and new materials and new approaches incorporated into every chapter. A new chapter has been added dealing with communication issues of international students.

Communication skills are among the qualities most prized by those who hire and promote scientists. A few of the benefits of this book include:
* Improving your skills for employability
* Increasing your confidence in oral communication
* Producing a thesis / journal article / proposal / review
* Making your visual aids and presentations more effective
* Constructing posters for scientific meetings

Convenient, easy-to-use chapters and written in a conversational tone, this book provides practical instruction for ? Designing visual aids ? Writing first drafts ? Reviewing and revising ? Communicating clearly and concisely ? Adhering to stylistic principles ? Presenting data in tables and figures ? Dealing with ethical and legal issues ? Relating science to the lay audience ?

About the author:
The author, Martha Davis, has dedicated the past twenty-five years to developing communication skills in hundreds of graduate-level scientists. She teaches Scientific Writing and Scientific Presentations classes and has reviewed and edited hundreds of scientific papers and presentations. This book stems from answering the questions that graduate students ask.

Audience:
Scientific Papers and Presentations is an essential guide for all science graduates but especially those involved in Biology, Agriculture, Chemistry, Engineering or Health Sciences. The book can be used as a text for courses and seminars, plus it is also a valuable handy reference for anyone working in a scientific field.

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