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"The Pathway to Publishing: A Guide to Quantitative Writing in the Health Sciences"

By | Nov. 26, 2016

Openly accessible guide by medical epidemiologist Steve Luby and scientific writing specialist Dorothy Southern. 115 pages. Based on experience teaching public health scientists in Pakistan and Bangladesh. Also largely applicable to scientific writing in other disciplines.

Contains many examples of errors and alternative, better options. Errors are grouped in the following categories:

  • General research and writing practices
  • Content of quantitative papers
  • Mechanics of writing
  • Grammatical structures and stylistic strategies
  • Achieving clarity and conciseness
  • Recording scientific data
  • Approaching publication
  • Slide and poster presentations
Date
Nov. 26, 2016
Language
English
Types
Books
Topics
Peer reviewing and editing, Oral and poster presentations, The publishing process, Scientific writing, Academic writing and style
Categories
Training in scientific writing

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