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Seven things you need to know about writing high-impact papers.
Plan your scientific writing for 2019 to ensure that you will be truly productive.
Hint: Put your reader first.
Here’s how to conquer the blank page.
No more endless rounds of revising a manuscript, here’s how to make it enjoyable for everyone.
Part 2 of my scientific writing productivity mini-series
Get more writing done in less time and feel good about it.
Find out how you can hit the word count and improve your writing at the same time.
Tullio Rossi gives step-by-step instructions to design an award-winning conference poster.
Presentation guru Dr. Echo Rivera explains why you absolutely need to think visually in your conference presentations.
Want a recipe to write the perfect abstract and a template ready to go with it?
You don’t need to master English as a native speaker to write excellent scientific papers. It is more important to make your research easy to grasp.
The paper title is your shop front. If it doesn’t appeal to your reader, they won’t read your paper. Therefore, avoid these common mistakes when crafting your paper title.
Learn which studies to choose as a reference in your paper, what biases to check for, if self-citation is okay and how to reference studies in the ultimate way.
Use these simple data visualisation techniques to make your figures part of your scientific story.
Want to write better papers? Learn how.
Do you know what editors want to read in cover letters and what the absolute no-goes are? Nature Astronomy editor Dr. Paul Woods shares his insights.
Drama theory in a scientific paper? Oh yes. Characters, setting, tension, climax, resolution - all elements of a classical story should also be present in a paper.
Story-telling is useful because we have evolved to understand and remember stories more easily than facts and are entertained by them at the same time. But what makes up a story and how does story-telling work?
We love a good story. But what exactly is a story and why is it necessary that we use it in academic writing?