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The effective scientist : a handy guide to a successful academic career

Author: Corey J A Bradshaw; René Campbell
Publisher: [Cambridge, United Kingdom] ; [New York, NY] : Cambridge University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A how-to guide to mastering the skills you need to navigate the murky waters of an academic science career effectively.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Corey J A Bradshaw; René Campbell
ISBN: 9781316620854 1316620859 9781107171473 1107171474
OCLC Number: 1012617965
Description: xiii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is an 'effective' scientist? --
Writing and publishing. Becoming a great writer --
My time --
Writing a scientific paper --
Sticky subject of authorship --
Where and what to publish --
The publishing battle --
Reviewing scientific papers --
Constructive editing --
The numbers. Fear not the numbers --
Keeping track of your data --
Money --
Good lab practice. Running a lab --
Making new scientists --
Human diversity --
Splitting your time --
Work-life balance --
Managing stress --
The fun stuff. Give good talk --
Getting the most out of conferences --
Science for the masses --
Dealing with the media --
What it all means. 'Useful' science --
Evidence-based advocacy --
Trials, tribulations, and triumphs.
Other Titles: Handy guide to a successful academic career
Responsibility: Corey J. A. Bradshaw ; with illustrations by René Campbell.

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To be effective, today's young scientists need to apply their research outside their specialty, but the skills needed to do this well are rarely taught at university. Written specifically for early  Read more...

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'Choose: A) Stumble through your career or: B) Read this book and avoid our mistakes.' William J. Sutherland, Miriam Rothschild Chair in Conservation Biology, University of Cambridge 'With a relaxed Read more...

 
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