Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations covers all the areas of scientific communication that a Angelika H. Hofmann. 1. Angelika H. Hofmann. Scientific Writing and Communication Papers, Proposals, and. Presentations. Book Review. —Reviewed by. TIMOTHY L. J. FERRIS. Author: Hofmann, Angelika H., ; Title: Scientific writing and communication: papers, proposals, and presentations / Angelika H. Hofmann, Ph.D. (Yale.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. She gives extensive instruction on specific parts of grammar and word choice that most Americans under the age of 35 haven’t been taught in school. Covering all the facets of communication that scientists need to master, Scientific Writing sciemtific Communication: Here, Hofmann becomes your instructor and you are given process based critiques on how to improve your writing.

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The examples used throughout the text are from research papers, books, reports, theses, and grant proposals with attributions included in the credits section at the end of the book and cover a spectrum of scientific disciplines including medicine, molecular biology, biochemistry, ecology, angleika, chemistry, engineering, and physics. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Just when reading, I’ve been able to identify where my writing needed improvement.

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Angie Hofmann has a Ph. There are some helpful check-lists at the end of each chapter. Get to Know Us.

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Extensive hands-on guidance for composing scientific documents and presentations then follows. Hofmann’s consideration of not only the writing of the papers, but how people will read them.

Relevant and multidisciplinary examples selected from real research papers and grant proposals by writers ranging from students to Nobel Laureates illustrate clear technical writing and common mistakes that one should avoid. Very structured book with plenty of examples of good and better writing – very clearly thought out and helpful. Starting with types of proposals and sponsoring agencies, then moving to a discussion of letters of inquiry and a section by section dissection of a grant proposal, this part concludes with advice on how to revise and submit a grant proposal.

See all 37 reviews. Their exercises for each chapter are pretty good. The Scientist’s Guide to Writing: Part II, Planning and Laying the Foundationcontains three chapters, which discuss the writing process, citations and plagiarism, and figures and tables. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The book’s clear, easy-to-follow writing style appeals to both native and non-native English speakers; special ESL features also point out difficulties experienced primarily by non-native speakers.


It covers all areas of scientific communication a scientist needs to know and to master in order to successfully promote his or her research. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Writing guidelines and revision checklists warn scientists against common pitfalls and equip them with the most successful techniques to revise a scientific paper, review article, or grant proposal.

Hofmann is Instructor for Scientific Writing and Communication at Yale University, where she also heads a successful team of grant writers. The final section of the book, Part VI, is composed of a single chapter about job applications and touches on cover letters and the composition of curricula vitae and resumes.

Writing in the Biological Sciences: Hofmann] published on September, These are, however, the types of things that a research adviser or other research mentor could easily communkcation. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Account Options Sign in. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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Since then, she has served as an editor on numerous publications. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This is an excellent book for grad students and even undergrads.