Developing a Talent for Science by Ritsert JansenDeveloping a Talent for Science by Ritsert Jansen

Developing a Talent for Science

byRitsert Jansen

Paperback | February 14, 2011

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Want to make the most of your talent for science? This practical guide for students, postdoctorates and professors offers a unique stepwise approach to help you develop your expertise and become a more productive scientist. Covering topics from giving presentations and writing effectively to prioritizing your workload, it provides guidance to enhance your skills and combine them with those of others to your mutual benefit. Learn how to maintain your passion for science, inspire others to develop their abilities and motivate yourself to plan effectively, focus on your goals and even optimize funding opportunities. With numerous valuable tips, real-life stories, novel questionnaires and exercises for self-reflection, this must-read guide provides everything you need to take responsibility for your own personal and professional development.
Title:Developing a Talent for ScienceFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:184 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.43 inShipping dimensions:8.98 × 5.98 × 0.43 inPublished:February 14, 2011Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521149614

ISBN - 13:9780521149617


Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Develop your talent; 2. Use other people's talent; 3. Develop other people's talent; 4. Make it happen; 5. Use your webs; Further reading; Acknowledgements; Index.

Editorial Reviews

"This insightful book offers guidance toward an enhanced productive academic or professional scientific career...In my opinion, Developing a Talent for Science, is a must-read for any professional in the geophysical community and for those pursuing studies in this field." - Andreas Rueger, The Leading Edge, August 2011