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Who Wants to be a Scientist?

Choosing Science as a Career

Who Wants to be a Scientist? by Nancy Rothwell
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Scientific research is about discovering new things and applying them to improvements in life style for people and animals. But careers in science are now very demanding, requiring much more than a keen scientific mind and practical ability. If you are considering a career in research, have already embarked on your career and want to succeed, are uncertain which route to take, or advise, train or supervise scientists, this book should offer some helpful advice. It covers topics ranging from choosing a PhD or postdoctoral position, successful interviews and preparing your cv to managing your supervisor; how to give successful talks, publish high quality papers and get yourself known; and broad aspects of science which are so important today, including ethics and fraud, intellectual property and exploitation and disseminating science to the public.
Cambridge University Press; September 2002
178 pages; ISBN 9780511075285
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Title: Who Wants to be a Scientist?
Author: Nancy Rothwell
 
ISBNs
0511075286
9780511075285
9780521817738