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The art of being a scientist : a guide for graduate students and their mentors / Roel Snieder and Ken Larner.

Snieder, Roel, 1958- (Author). Larner, Kenneth L. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 502.3 SNIEDER (Text) 33946003331555 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780521743525
  • ISBN: 0521743524
  • Physical Description: x, 286 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-279) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is science? -- Choices, choices, choices -- The adviser and thesis committee -- Questions drive research -- Giving direction to your work -- Turning challenges into opportunities -- Ethics of research -- Using the scientific literature -- Communication -- Publishing a paper -- Time management -- Writing proposals -- The scientific career -- Applying for a job -- Concluding remarks -- Appendix A. Futher reading -- Appendix B.A sample curriculum -- Appendix C. The Refer and BibTeX format.
Summary, etc.:
"This is a hands-on guide for graduate students and other young researchers wishing to perfect the practical skills that are needed for a successful career in research. By teaching junior scientists to develop effective research habits, the book helps make the experience of graduate study a more efficient, effective and rewarding one. Many graduate students learn these skills "on the job", often by doing them poorly at first, with the result that much valuable time can be lost; this book will help prevent that. The authors have taught a graduate course on the topics covered in this book for many years, and provide a sample curriculum for instructors in graduate schools who wish to teach a similar course. ... The wealth of advice offered in this book is invaluable to students, junior researchers and their mentors in all fields of science, engineering and the humanities."--Jacket.
Subject: Science > Vocational guidance > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Investigación > Metodología.

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