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How To Master Style And English Word Usage For Scientific Writing?

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Enhance your academic writing and eliminate common word-choice errors with detailed guidelines and simple instructions that will help you create a publish-worthy manuscript.

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1 hour

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2 modules

What you learn

How to articulate and communicate better with precise language

How to select the right words and style for research writing

Accepted use of abbreviations and acronyms in your research paper

How to identify and avoid superfluous words in your manuscript

The correct usage of confusing word pairs in English

Commonly misused adjectives, nouns, verb, and prepositions

Description

Scientific writing is all about clarity and precision. Using the right vocabulary and style are key to create a well-crafted scientific manuscript that correctly conveys the intended meaning to your audience. However, English comes with rules that can confuse even those well-acquainted with the language.

Through this well-paced program, you will discover the universally accepted standards of writing in English, and will also be able to identify and fix the commonly misused words in scientific writing. The lessons include detailed explanations on grammar, style and language, with detailed examples to help you understand the nuances, and quick tests to check your understanding. By the end of this course, you will be able to eliminate word-choice errors in your scientific writing and create a publishing-worthy manuscript.

Course Narrator:

Dr. Christina Cho, Cancer biologist, Freelance scientific and medical writer Christina Cho, PhD is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, and is investigating the molecular mechanisms driving the development and progression of colorectal and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas. She’s spent the last ten years working in academic research, developing a range of skills that will help her lead a research laboratory. Her skills include the ability to independently develop and execute experiments, lead research projects, teach and train junior postdocs and students, write manuscripts and grants, and give oral presentations in both intramural and extramural conferences.

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LECTURE 1 |Video

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30 mins

LECTURE 2 |Quiz

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30 mins

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Part of Cactus Communications’ R ecosystem of tools and solutions for researchers, R Upskill is a learning platform that comprises of the largest collection of researcher-focused programs, developed by top academic experts. Learn anytime, anywhere with bite-sized online programs on research writing, journal publication, career development, science communication, funding, researcher wellness, and…

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