Communicate Science Papers, Presentations, And Posters Effectively

Paperback | August 12, 2015

byGregory S. Patience, Daria C. Boffito, Paul Patience

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Communicate Science Papers, Presentations, and Posters Effectively is a guidebook on science writing and communication that professors, students, and professionals in the STEM fields can use in a practical way. This book advocates a clear and concise writing and presenting style, enabling users to concentrate on content. The text is useful to both native and non-native English speakers, identifying best practices for preparing graphs and tables, and offering practical guidance for writing equations. It includes content on significant figures and error bars, and provides the reader with extensive practice material consisting of both exercises and solutions. Covers how to accurately and clearly exhibit results, ideas, and conclusions Identifies phrases common in scientific literature that should never be used Discusses the theory of presentation, including before and after examples highlighting best practices Provides concrete, step-by-step examples on how to make camera ready graphs and tables

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Communicate Science Papers, Presentations, and Posters Effectively is a guidebook on science writing and communication that professors, students, and professionals in the STEM fields can use in a practical way. This book advocates a clear and concise writing and presenting style, enabling users to concentrate on content. The text is us...

Gregory Patience joined the Department of Chemical Engineering of École Polytechnique de Montréal in 2004 after a fourteen year career in industry. Before joining academia, he held various research positions related to catalyst manufacture, process design, technical marketing and management with Du Pont de Nemours & Co. in the USA, Spa...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 12, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128015004

ISBN - 13:9780128015001

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Publishing industry 1.1 Bibliometrics; 1.2 Citation indices; 1.3 Scientific categories -disciplines; 1.4 Citations; 1.5 Journal prestige; 1.6 Article cites; 1.7 Personal Citation ReportsChapter 2: Write it like you say it 2.1 Redundant vs. concise; 2.2 Vague vs precise; 2.3 Feeble vs vigorous; 2.4 Passive vs active; 2.5 Convoluted vs straightforward

Chapter 3: Reporting Data 3.1 The International System of Measurement(SI); 3.2 Learn your statistics; 3.3 Chauvenet's Criterion; 3.4 Uncertainty; 3.5 Error Propagation; 3.6 Report data realistically; 3.7 Use appropriate units

Chapter 4: Graphs 4.1 Template; 4.2 Discussion; 4.3 Graph types; 4.4 Dimensions; 4.5 Text; 4.6 Axes; 4.7 Symbols and lines; 4.8 Format; 4.9 Image format

Chapter 5: Tables 5.1 Tables vs Graphs; 5.2 Titles; 5.3 Dimensions

Chapter 6: Paper essentials 6.1 Title; 6.2 Abstract; 6.3 Graphical abstract, Research highlights; 6.4 Research Highlights; 6.5 Introduction; 6.6 Experimental; 6.7 Results and Discussion; 6.8 Conclusions; 6.9 References; 6.10 Acknowledgments

Chapter 7: Presentations 7.1 Content; 7.2 Style; 7.3 Delivery; 7.4 Questions and Answers

Chapter 8: Posters 8.1 Format (Style); 8.2 Multilingual Posters; 8.3 Posters That Don t Go To Conferences; 8.4 Content; 8.5 Delivery; 8.6 Questions and Answers; 8.7 Judging Criteria

Chapter 9: Plagiarism 9.1 Forms of plagiarism; 9.2 Copyright vs. Plagiarism; 9.3 Self-plagiarism; 9.4 References; 9.5 Patents; 9.6 Authors responsibilities; 9.7 Avoiding plagiarism; 9.8 Exercises; 9.9 Answers