Reading scientific papers can be a difficult and frustrating task – even after years of practice. A recent post by Science has highlighted some tips from a dozen scientists. Feel free to share your personal tips and tricks with us!
Modern science is often based on statements of statistical significance and probability. A select group of scientists have proposed that the scientific community needs to move the P value threshold from 0.05 to 0.005. What are your thoughts?
In Part 2 of Dr. Audra Cox’s series “Can You Trust What You Read?”, she highlights common problems with the presentation of images and figures including image manipulation, proper image acquisition, and ways to ensure image accuracy.
“Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful”
In Part 1 of her series entitled “Can You Trust What You Read?”, Dr. Audra Cox discusses the important topic of plagiarism.
You’ve put in the hard work, and now it’s time to write your paper. Now what?! A good plan of attack will make the process much easier and less stressful. Here are 11 steps to help you stay organized…
A recent investigation finds that an alarming number of “academic” journals offered a completely fake scientist a position on their editorial boards. Read the article, published in Nature, in which the authors describe their sting and give further information on avoiding predatory journals.
Finding time to write can be difficult. As a young scientist, one can be constantly bombarded with experiments, classes, meetings… The list goes on and on. It can seem as if writing gets pushed further and further back in the “To Do List”. Developing a strategy early in one’s career to stay on top of writing projects can be extremely important. One thought is to try “the 1-hour workday”:
By: Catherine Kaputa via Talent Zoo
Catherine Kaputa is a personal brand strategist, speaker and author. She is the author of the best-selling You Are a Brand. Her new book is Graduate to a Great Career: How Smart Students, New Graduates and Young Professionals Can Brand Themselves for Success out in April 2016. She is the founder of SelfBrand.
Read more here: http://www.talentzoo.com/news/8-Tips-That-Will-Turn-You-Into-a-Conference-Commando/23057.html
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