Good versus Poor Scientific Writing: an orientation
Words and Units: orthography and Punctuation
Forming Sentences: grammar
Putting it Nicely: Style
Redundancy and Jargon: Focusing on the essentials
Quoting Published Material: Reference Formats
Avoiding Discrimination: ethics of Scientific Writing
Sticking to your word: Plagiarism
Structuring Scientific Texts: getting the Story out.
This self-help guide is intended for scientists and medical professionals and students who wish to improve their scientific writing skills. Exercises invite the reader to practice the most important aspects of scientific writing. Although the book addresses certain issues more troublesome to scientific communicators of a non-English language origin, the guide will be of equal benefit to those whose first language is English. If you want not only to write but to write well, this book is for you. This second edition takes into account new developments in the area of scientific communication. In particular, the importance of authenticity is addressed, drawing attention to the sensitive issue of plagiarism in scientific texts.
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Print version: Rogers, Silvia M., author. Mastering scientific and medical writing 9783642394461 (OCoLC)855200599