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- Wiley 2008; US$ 284.00
Photoemission is one of the principal techniques for the characterization and investigation of condensed matter systems. The field has experienced many developments in recent years, which may also be put down to important achievements in closely related areas. This timely and up-to-date handbook is written by experts in the field who provide the background... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 55.95
Effective Experimentation is a practical book on how to design and analyse experiments. Each of the methods are introduced and illustrated through real world scenario drawn from industry or research. Formulae are kept to a minimum to enable the reader to concentrate on how to apply and understand the different methods presented. The book has been... more...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 58.00
"Eisner and Barone provide a formal explication for arts based research that is both timely and overdue. Their book does an exceptional job of describing the growth of arts based research in the social sciences and education. This work not only encourages researchers to think in new and fresh ways about their work, but it also serves as a primary text... more...
- SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 69.00
By emphasizing how to think strategically about a research project, the author of this innovative book shows readers the important steps of a scientific study - from the formulation of the study to the write-up of results. Illustrative examples from the social, health and behavioural sciences are used throughout to illustrate 40 principles of good... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 17.99
Introduction PART I Chapter 1: Recognition, Reward, and Stolen Credit: A Universal Outrage Chapter 2: The Art of Science Chapter 3: Staking the Claim Chapter 4: The Dark Side of Science PART II Chapter 5: "Drop Everything!" Chapter 6: The Star Pupil Chapter 7: Shock Wave in Academia Chapter 8: "This Shameful Wrong Must Be Righted!"... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 159.95
Since skin forms the interface between the human body and the environment, its mechanical properties are important in health and disease. Bioengineering of the Skin: Skin Biomechanics gives a thorough introduction in the biological basis of skin biomechanics. It explains the non-invasive methods that allow measurement of the mechanical properties of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 134.00
By the 1980s, UK government research laboratories were an often quirky but always essential part of the state sector. In one of the most radical experiments in the organization and management of scientific research attempted in the UK, successive Conservative governments sought to reform these laboratories by applying the market-based solution of 'New... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 67.00
Science systems in nearly all OECD countries have experienced increasing pressures for change. These pressures reflect new challenges that go beyond the important issue of ensuring sustained funding for the research enterprise as a whole. These challenges must be addressed in the broader perspective of the governance of public research in order to... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00
?I often said before starting, that I had no doubt I should frequently repent of the whole undertaking.? So wrote Charles Darwin aboard The Beagle , bound for the Galapagos Islands and what would arguably become the greatest and most controversial discovery in scientific history. But the theory of evolution did not spring full-blown from the head... more...