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Scientific Writing: Easy When You Know How

Scientific Writing: Easy When You Know How

Jennifer Peat, Elizabeth Elliott, Louise Baur, Victoria Keena

ISBN: 978-1-118-70801-9

Jun 2013, BMJ Books

312 pages

Description

This comprehensive and practical book covers the basics of grammar as well as the broad brush issues such as writing a grant application and selling to your potential audience. The clear explanations are expanded and lightened with helpful examples and telling quotes from the giants of good writing. These experienced writers and teachers make scientific writing enjoyable.
Introduction.

Skinny writing.

How to get into quadrant two and stay there.

Back to basics.

abstracts - getting it write!

Journal articles.

Report writing.

Grantsmanship.

References - what to cite and how to do it.

Teaching writing skills.