Making Sense in the Life Sciences: A Students Guide to Writing and Research

Paperback | March 4, 2015

byMargot Northey, Patrick von Aderkas

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Part of the best-selling Making Sense series, Making Sense in the Life Sciences is an indispensable guide for students in any area of the life sciences - including biology, biochemistry, health sciences, pharmacology, and zoology. Maintaining the clear, straightforward style of the otherbooks in the series, this book outlines topics such as writing essays and lab reports, conducting research, evaluating Internet sources, using electronic journal databases, and documenting sources.

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Part of the best-selling Making Sense series, Making Sense in the Life Sciences is an indispensable guide for students in any area of the life sciences - including biology, biochemistry, health sciences, pharmacology, and zoology. Maintaining the clear, straightforward style of the otherbooks in the series, this book outlines topics s...

Margot Northey, a specialist in communication, is the former dean of the School of Business at Queen's University. Patrick von Aderkas is a professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Victoria.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.63 inPublished:March 4, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199010285

ISBN - 13:9780199010288

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Table of Contents

1. Writing and Thinking2. Planning an Essay3. Researching an Essay4. Writing an Essay5. Writing a Lab Report6. Writing with Style7. Common Errors in Grammar and Usage8. Punctuation9. Misused Words and Phrases10. Using Illustrations11. Documenting Sources12. Giving Oral Presentations and Poster Presentations13. Working in Groups14. Writing Examinations15. Writing Resumes and Letters of ApplicationAppendix: Weights, Measures, and NotationGlossaryIndex