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Making Sense: Life Sciences: A Student's Guide to Writing and Research

Handbook / Manual

By: Margot Northey and Patrick von Aderkas

262 pages, Figs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Nov 2010 | #189010 | ISBN-13: 9780195433708
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About this book

This guide serves as either a quick and casual reference or as a text to read cover to cover, tailored to the field of life sciences. It includes information not just on effective writing and researching, but also preparing for tests and exams, performing lab work, giving presentations, and working in groups.


Contents

A Note to the Student
A Note to the Instructor
Acknowledgements
1: Writing and Thinking
2: Planning an Essay
3: Researching an Essay
4: Writing an Essay
5: Writng a Lab Report
6: Writing with Style
7: Common Errors in Grammar and Usage
8: Punctuation
9: Misused Words and Phrases
10: Using Illustrations
11: Documenting Sources
12: Giving Oral Presentations and Poster Presentations
13: Working in Groups
14: Exams
15: Writing Resumes and Letters of Applications
Appendix: Weights, Measures, and Notation
Grammar Glossary
References
Index


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