Writing for Science

Robert Goldbort (Author)
Backorder

Description

The most comprehensive writing guide available for science students and professional researchers

This exceptional book encompasses the entire range of writing skills that today's experimental scientist may need to employ. Detailed chapters cover every type of science writing, from routine forms, such as laboratory notes, abstracts, and memoranda, to the more complex writing required in dissertations, journal articles, and grant proposals. Using numerous extended examples, the book offers students and professionals alike the thorough, practical advice they need to optimize the effectiveness of their written communications.

Robert Goldbort discusses how best to approach various writing tasks as well as how to deal with the everyday complexities that may get in the way of ideal practice--difficult collaborators, experiments gone wrong, funding rejections. He underscores the importance of an ethical approach to science and scientific communication and insists on the necessity of full disclosure.

For working scientists, those seeking employment in the sciences, students taking on writing assignments or oral presentations, and professionals who hope to publish or acquire funding, this volume is an essential resource.

Product Details

Price
$33.60
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
October 01, 2006
Pages
330
Dimensions
6.08 X 0.9 X 9.24 inches | 1.07 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300117936
BISAC Categories:

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Robert Goldbort is associate professor of English, Indiana State University. He lives in Terre Haute.