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A comprehensive reference for those writing or speaking about their research in a variety of contexts. This latest edition is revised to reflect the changing landscape of scientific communication, with an increased focus writing in corporate settings, government, and nonprofit organizations as well as academia.
This how-to book provides over 400 real-life examples of good and bad writing and graphing accompanied by analysis, comment, and correction that highlight common writing pitfalls. Each chapter provides a checklist to test readiness of a paper, proposal, or presentation. Despite a focus on engineering and the physical and life sciences, it is relevant to other scientific fields like medicine and behavioral and clinical sciences.