Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations covers all the areas of scientific communication that a Angelika H. Hofmann. 1. Angelika H. Hofmann. Scientific Writing and Communication Papers, Proposals, and. Presentations. Book Review. —Reviewed by. TIMOTHY L. J. FERRIS. Author: Hofmann, Angelika H., ; Title: Scientific writing and communication: papers, proposals, and presentations / Angelika H. Hofmann, Ph.D. (Yale.
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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. This is a fantastic book for scientific or even other kinds of writing. She gives extensive instruction on specific parts of grammar and word choice that most Americans under the age of 35 haven’t been taught in school.
She also outlines the information needed in each section of a number of types of scientific communication. This is an excellent book for grad students and even undergrads. For the most part, it should be used as a reference, rather than as something that you read straight through, but I would recommend reading the first section that is about general writing, and using the other sections about specific types of communications as needed.
Account Options Sign in. Papers, Proposals, and Presentations covers all the areas of scientific communication that a scientist needs to know and to master to successfully promote his or her research and career. This unique “all-in-one” handbook begins with a discussion of the basics of My library Help Advanced Book Search. Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations.
A practical presentation carefully introduces such basic writing mechanics as word choice and word location, sentence structure, and paragraph organization before moving into manuscript planning and organizational strategies.
Extensive hands-on guidance for composing scientific documents and presentations then follows. Relevant and multi-disciplinary examples taken from real research papers and grant proposals by writers ranging from students to Nobel Laureates illustrate clear technical writing as well as common mistakes that one should avoid.
Examples are drawn from a broad range of scientific disciplines including medicine, molecular biology, biochemistry, ecology, geology, chemistry, engineering, and physics. Extensive end-of-chapter exercise sets provide the opportunity to review style and composition principles and encourage readers to apply them to their own writing. scientifif
Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations
Writing guidelines and revision checklists warn scientists against common pitfalls and equip them with the most successful techniques to revise a scientific paper, review article, or grant proposal.
Annotated text passages bring the writing principles and guidelines to life by applying them to real-world, relevant, and multidisciplinary examples.
Clear, easy-to-follow writing style is understandable to both native and non-native English speakers; special ESL features address problems faced by non-native English speakers. Eight chapters on grant writing demonstrate how to write successful grant applications and how to avoid the most common application mistakes.
Covering all the facets of communication that scientists need to master, Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations is ideal for a wide range of readers–from upper-level undergraduates and graduate students to postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and professional researchers–in the life sciences, medicine, psychology, chemistry, and engineering. User Communicatikn – Flag as inappropriate This is a fantastic book for scientific or scientidic other kinds of writing.
Other editions – View all Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations Angelika H. Hofmann No preview available – While working as a postdoctoral fellow, Angie Hofmann started editing papers.
Since then, she has served as an editor on numerous publications. After her postdoctoral time, she startedher career as a freelance editor and adjunct instructor.
She wrote the manual on “Scientific Writing” for biological and biomedical scientists as a teaching and reference guide.