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Writing science : how to write papers that get cited and proposals that get funded

Author: Joshua Schimel
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Writing Science' is a guide to succeeding in modern science. It equips science students, scientists, and professionals across a wide range of scientific and technical fields with the tools needed to communicate effectively.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Schimel
ISBN: 9780199760237 0199760233 9780199760244 0199760241
OCLC Number: 738354410
Description: xiv, 221 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Writing in science --
Science writing as story telling --
Making a story sticky --
Story structure --
The opening --
The funnel : connecting O and C --
The challenge --
The action --
The resolution --
Internal structure --
Paragraphs --
Sentences --
Flow --
Energizing writing --
Words --
Condensing --
Putting it all together : real editing --
Dealing with limitations --
Writing global science --
Writing for the public --
Resolution.
Responsibility: Joshua Schimel.

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