This concise guide to planning, writing, and presenting research is intended for biology students of all levels, especially those in behavioral ecology, The reader is guided through a discussion of the nature of scientific research, how to plan research, and how to obtain funding. The authors give advice and guidelines for presenting results at research seminars and scientific meetings, and also provide useful tips on preparing abstracts and posters for scientific meetings. They discuss how to write an effective C.V. and give general tips on how to write clearly. The book is illuminated throughout with personal examples from the authors' own experiences and emphasis is placed on problems associated with field studies. All biologists will find this a valuable resource and guide for the early years of their scientific careers and established faculty will find it an essential instructional tool.Even if the predicted consequences can be verified, however, that result might be coincidence. Therefore ... Furthermore, each arrow originates at a statement and points to another statement, so as to show the sequence of steps in the process of science. As the diagram represents a cycle, we can scrutinize its parts beginning at any arbitrary place and then return to that place by completing the cycle.
|Title||:||Planning, Proposing and Presenting Science Effectively|
|Author||:||Jack P. Hailman, Karen B. Strier|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2006-11-02|