Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 July 2015

360 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190245603

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Writing in the Biological Sciences

A Comprehensive Resource for Scientific Communication

Second Edition

Angelika Hofmann

New to this Edition:

  • A new chapter on the fundamentals of statistical analysis in the sciences
  • New sections on the scientific method, scientific versus compository writing, and review and term papers
  • An expanded chapter on job applications, including sample resumes, cover letters, and application essays that are applicable to recent college graduates
  • An expanded section on references and plagiarism
  • Updated "Top 20 Tips" appendices on Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint that refer to MS2013 versions of the programs
  • More examples and exercises throughout, drawn from diverse biological disciplines but kept simple
  • An updated layout and new chapter overviews that make the text easier to navigate

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