Communicating Science: Professional Contexts (OU Reader)

Communicating Science: Professional Contexts (OU Reader)

by Roger Hill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415197503

ISBN-13: 9780415197502

Pub. Date: 07/27/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Communicating Science is a collection of essays dealing with the communication between scientists, examining what they need to communicate and how they go about this. The first section describes the nature of science, what counts as scientific evidence, and

scientists' views of the process of scientific discovery. The second section deals with the means of

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Communicating Science is a collection of essays dealing with the communication between scientists, examining what they need to communicate and how they go about this. The first section describes the nature of science, what counts as scientific evidence, and

scientists' views of the process of scientific discovery. The second section deals with the means of communication adopted for the exchange of information between scientists. These include such instruments as journals, professional bodies, and peer reviews, as well as new modes of

communication such as the World Wide Web. The third part includes case studies of situations where scientists communicate with other professionals, giving a close and intimate understanding of how the professional life of scientists really works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415197502
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/27/1999
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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