Study and communication skills for the biosciences

Paperback | February 9, 2014

byStuart Johnson, Jon Scott

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Study and Communication Skills for the Biosciences is tailored specifically to the needs of bioscience students, both at university, and beyond. Written in an engaging and supportive manner, with examples throughout that demonstrate the relevance of topics covered to bioscience degreeprogrammes, the book will assist you with the transition from school to university, with your studies at university, and with your progression to employment after leaving university. With a broad range of study and communication skills included, it is essential reading for any bioscience student who wants to get the most out of their degree. Online Resource Centre For registered adopters of the book:DT Figures and tables of data from the book, ready to download. For students:DT Examples of good and bad practice when using PowerPoint presentations and when producing posters

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Study and Communication Skills for the Biosciences is tailored specifically to the needs of bioscience students, both at university, and beyond. Written in an engaging and supportive manner, with examples throughout that demonstrate the relevance of topics covered to bioscience degreeprogrammes, the book will assist you with the transi...

Stuart Johnson is the Deputy Director of the Career Development Service at the University of Leicester. He obtained a BSc in Biological Sciences from the University of Leicester, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Development from Thames Valley University. Dr Jon Scott is the Academic Director for the College of Medicine, Biolo...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pagesPublished:February 9, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199663297

ISBN - 13:9780199663293

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Table of Contents

1. Why are study and communication skills important?2. Using feedback3. Making the most of lectures4. Working with different information sources5. Avoiding plagiarism6. Choosing the right writing style7. Writing essays8. Writing practical reports9. Working in tutorials and groups10. Preparing scientific presentations11. Delivering scientific presentations12. Creating academic posters13. Getting the most out of revision14. Getting the most out of exams15. Making yourself employable

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"An excellent text covering the key areas in study skills and communication...it is nice to see information on topics such as making the most of lectures and using feedback as these are not widely covered in other texts." --Dr Sara Marsham, Newcastle University