Graduate Research: A Guide For Students In The Sciences

Paperback | February 19, 2016

byRobert V. Smith, Llewellyn D. Densmore, Edward F. Lener

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Graduate Research is an all-in-one resource for prospective and matriculated graduate students in the sciences. The newly revised edition includes updates to every chapter. Graduate Research covers a range of topics including writing and preparation of research proposals, developing and refining teaching skills, and ethics and compliance areas such as research involving human subjects and animals. Graduate Research helps readers navigate the multidimensional and interdisciplinary world of scientific research and it is an invaluable resource for graduate researchers as well as those in advising or mentoring roles. Discusses a broad range of topics including time management, library and literature work, and grant support Includes a new chapter on career planning and development with advice on careers in academia, government, and the private sector Contains chapters that promote the development of a varied set of communication skills Greatly expanded treatment of graduate study and research in international settings

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Graduate Research is an all-in-one resource for prospective and matriculated graduate students in the sciences. The newly revised edition includes updates to every chapter. Graduate Research covers a range of topics including writing and preparation of research proposals, developing and refining teaching skills, and ethics and complian...

Collaborative Brain Trust University Consulting (CBT UC), Sacramento, CA, USADepartment of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USAUniversity Libraries, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:308 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 19, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128037490

ISBN - 13:9780128037492

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Getting Started
Chapter 2. Attitudes, Commitments, and Creativity
Chapter 3. Making Choices
Chapter 4. Time Management
Chapter 5. Principles of Scientific Research
Chapter 6. Ethics and the Scientist
Chapter 7. Library and Literature Work
Chapter 8. Writing and Speaking Skills
Chapter 9. Preparing Theses and Dissertations
Chapter 10. Presentation and Publication of Papers
Chapter 11. Research Involving Human Subjects and Animals, and Biohazards and Laboratory Safety
Chapter 12. Getting Grant Support
Chapter 13. The Graduate Researcher and Teaching
Chapter 14. Getting a Job
Chapter 15. Shaping a Career