Numerical Expressions And Quantitative Expressions In Research Explained

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Numerical Expressions And Quantitative Expressions In Research Explained

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Avoid misrepresentation and showcase your data-driven research effectively with practical tips and best practices on ensuring accuracy and consistency when using numbers in your manuscript.

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30 mins

English

video

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Online, On-demand learning

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2 modules

What you learn

Write real numbers and numbers in words

How to write numerical ranges and listing of numbers

Expressing very large/small numbers, percentages and using hyphenation

Write mathematical symbols, mathematical formulas and tables

Rules for quantitative data and expressions in a research paper

Understand number agreement in scientific writing

Description

Measuring and quantifying data is a critical part of any researcher’s work. This makes it the responsibility of the researcher to maintain accuracy and consistency while expressing numerical values to avoid any misrepresentation of his/her findings.

Through this program, you will understand how to express numbers in scientific writing in the most accurate and consistent manner. This well-paced course will take you through the best practices of showcasing quantitative data as recommended by academic journals and publications. Apart from learning the rules of presenting numbers in your manuscript, you will also be able to check your understanding with in-video tests at the end of every lesson.

Course Narrator:

Dr. Jacob D. Wickham, Academic Trainer Dr. Jacob Wickham, Managing Editor of the journal Integrative Zoology, is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Zoology in the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Entomology in Rutgers University. An award-winning and celebrated zoologist, Dr. Wickham has over 15 years of experience in academic publishing and had published several papers in high impact journals. Dr. Wickham has gained a lot of valuable experience in research and journal publishing over the years and is passionate about sharing his knowledge with researchers to help them in their publication journey.

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LECTURE 1 |Video

Course video

15 mins

LECTURE 2 |Quiz

Check your understanding

15 mins

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Only 31% of researchers are offered training to support their skill development.

Wellcome Trust Survey (2020)

Trusted by global institutions


World-class instructors

PhD, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor, Kent State University, Ohio

Founder, Codemy