Communication Skills for Biosciences

Communication Skills for Biosciences

by Maureen Dawson, Brian Dawson, Joyce Overfield
     
 

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Communication Skills for Biosciences recognises that good communication requires more than an ability to write essays, practical reports, dissertations and projects. Bioscience students also need to master a variety of presentation skills to succeed in their degree and to find employment after graduation. This book provides a user-friendly guide to the complete

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Communication Skills for Biosciences recognises that good communication requires more than an ability to write essays, practical reports, dissertations and projects. Bioscience students also need to master a variety of presentation skills to succeed in their degree and to find employment after graduation. This book provides a user-friendly guide to the complete range of written and spoken communication skills that bioscience students need to get to grips with today. It also offers an invaluable refresher for postgraduate students seeking to review or expand their proficiency in these areas.

Accessible, confidence-building, student-friendly guide

Comprehensive coverage includes essay writing, practical reports, dissertations, projects and presenting in individual, group and poster presentation settings

Offers advice on how to avoid common errors, including plagiarism, using 'what not to do' boxes throughout the text

Includes advice on how best to communicate scientific material to different audiences including undergraduates, tutors and non-scientists

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"Each of these practical chapters is short, clear and full of good advice." (Times Higher Education Supplement, 24 February 2011)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470863930
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/04/2010
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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