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Study and Communication Skills for the Biosciences

Third Edition


Stuart Johnson, Jon Scott

January 2019

Study and Communication Skills for the Biosciences is an invaluable guide to getting the most out of your degree, and enhancing your employability skills. The motivational writing style is accessible to students of all levels and a wide range of skills are covered, making this essential reading for all bioscience students.

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Research Methods for the Biosciences

Third Edition


Debbie Holmes, Peter Moody, Diana Dine, Laurence Trueman

November 2016

The only text to cover in one concise resource all the key aspects of research methodology that undergraduate bioscience students need to know.

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Experimental Design for the Life Sciences

Fourth Edition


Graeme D. Ruxton, Nick Colegrave

June 2016

The only undergraduate textbook devoted to experimental design for the life sciences, making this essential aspect of the research process readily understandable.

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Making Sense in the Life Sciences: A Student's Guide to Writing and Research

Second Edition


Margot Northey, Patrick von Aderkas

April 2015

A concise and practical guide suitable for students on any life sciences course. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price

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Scientific Data Analysis


Graham Currell

February 2015

The only data analysis text to both describe the principles and show the practice, combining text and video to optimum effect.

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Data Handling and Analysis


Andrew Blann

November 2014

Fundamentals of Biomedical Science

A broad overview of data handling and analysis in biomedical science, which isn't just limited to statistics.

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Study and Communication Skills for the Biosciences

Second Edition


Stuart Johnson, Jon Scott

January 2014

Equips students with the skills to perform to their potential in the degree and beyond.

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Tools and Techniques in Biomolecular Science


Aysha Divan, Janice Royds

March 2013

Tools and Techniques in the Biomolecular Sciences reviews a broad range of modern technologies, explaining the theoretical principles of each technology, their applications and limitations, and how to understand and analyse the data a particular technique generates.

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Biophysical Techniques


Iain Campbell

February 2012

Biophysical Techniques explains in a readily-accessible way the basics of the various biophysical methods available so students can understand the principles behind the different methods used, and begin to appreciate which tools can be used to probe different biological questions, and the pros and cons of each.

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Communication Skills for the Biosciences: A graduate guide


Aysha Divan

March 2009

Effective scientific communication is a skill highly-prized by potential employers, and is central to success during postgraduate study. Communication Skills for the Biosciences is a straightforward, practical guide to the skills you should master to get the most out of your study and research, to pave the way to a successful career.

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