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Published: 22 January 2019

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780198791461

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Study and Communication Skills for the Biosciences

Third Edition

Stuart Johnson and Jon Scott

  • As experienced educators, both authors write specifically with the needs of bioscience students in mind.
  • A particular emphasis on four foundational skills - managing your time well, thinking critically, developing yourself, and employability - empowers you to really get the most out of your degree.
  • Frequent biological examples are incorporated throughout the text, demonstrating the relevance of the skills being discussed to your programme of study.
  • In order to help you succeed in assessments, the authors explain how to communicate your ideas effectively, and how to prepare for and complete exams.
  • The flexible style of the book means that you can dip in and out of the text and read the chapters most relevant to you and the stage you are at in your studies.
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • New content on recorded lectures and how to get the most out of flipped classrooms
  • A new section on how to perform well in a video interview
  • New content on how best to use online networks for career advancement
  • A new section on how to critically review a research paper
  • A new learning feature, 'Try this for yourself', shows how you can apply the book's principles to your own life and studies

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