Book , Print in English

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

Joshua Schimel.
  • Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
  • xiv, 221 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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    T11.S35 2012 c. 2
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Subjects
Medical Subjects
Summary
  • '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.
  • "Writing Science is built upon the idea that successful science writing tells a story, and it uses that insight to discuss how to write more effectively. Integrating lessons from other genres of writing and years of experience as author, reviewer, and editor, Joshua Schimel shows scientists and students how to present their research in a way that is clear and that will maximize reader comprehension ... Writing Science is a much-needed guide to succeeding in modern science. Its insights and strategies will equip science students, scientists, and professionals across a wide range of scientific and technical fields with the tools needed to communicate effectively and successfully in a competitive industry."--Back cover.
Contents
  • note: 1. Writing in Science
  • 2. Science Writing as Storytelling
  • 3. Making a Story Sticky
  • 4. Story Structure
  • 5. Opening
  • 6. Funnel: Connecting O and C
  • 7. Challenge
  • 8. Action
  • 9. Resolution
  • 10. Internal Structure
  • 11. Paragraphs
  • 12. Sentences
  • 13. Flow
  • 14. Energizing Writing
  • 15. Words
  • 16. Condensing
  • 17. Putting it All Together: Real Editing
  • 18. Dealing with Limitations
  • 19. Writing Global Science
  • 20. Writing for the Public
  • 21. Resolution.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-213) and index.
  • OCLC
ISBN
  • 9780199760237
  • 0199760233
  • 9780199760244
  • 0199760241
Identifying numbers
  • 7051511
  • LCCN: 2011028465
  • OCLC: 738354410
  • OCLC: 738354410