Terms that have different meanings for scientists and the public

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Guidelines for Writing Summaries

Read the passage carefully. Determine its structure. Identify the author’s purpose in writing. Make a note in the margin when you get confused, or when you think something is important.

Reread. This time divide the passage into sections or stages of thought. The author’s use of paragraphing will often be a useful guide. Label, on the passage […]

Writing and Style Guides

The Internet Public Library has lots of really useful links. I find this set particularly useful when writing.

Internet Public Library:  Style & […]

Key Sentences

Research as a Second Language

Tara Gray’s Publish and Flourish performs one of its essential ideas in its table of contents. If we restate the subtitle as a question, the section headings, taken together, constitute the answer, and the chapter titles constitute its elaboration.

Q: How does one become a prolific scholar?

A: You become a prolific scholar by […]