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The Chicago guide to communicating science /

Scott L. Montgomery.

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Author: Montgomery, Scott L.
Published: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Edition: Second edition.
Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Topics: Communication of technical information. | Communication in science. | Technical writing. | 02.20 science news. | Wissenschaftskommunikation
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245 14|aThe Chicago guide to communicating science /|cScott L. Montgomery.
250 |aSecond edition.
264 1|aChicago ;|aLondon :|bThe University of Chicago Press,|c2017.
300 |axiii, 336 pages :|billustrations ;|c23 cm
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490 1 |aChicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 321-324) and index.
505 00|gThe language and rhetoric of science: using them to your advantage.|tCommunicating science --|tThe language of science: historical realities for readers and writers --|tReading well: the first step to writing well --|tWriting well: a few basics --|tWriting very well: opportunities for creativity and elegance --|tThe review process: dealing with contents and discontents --|tThrough a flask darkly: plagiarism, fraud, and the ethics of authorship --|gCommunicating professionally: where, what, and how.|tProfessional scientific communication: where does it happen? --|tThe scientific paper: a realistic view and practical advice --|tOther types of writing: review articles, book reviews, debate/critique --|tThe proposal --|tGraphics and their place --|tOral presentations: a few words --|tThe graduate thesis (dissertation): what it means and how to do it --|tThe online world: science in a new context --|gSpecial topics in communicating science.|tFor researchers with English as a foreign language --|tTranslating scientific material: guiding principles and realities --|tMeet the press: how to be an effective and responsible source for the media --|tScience writing and science talks: communicating with and for the public --|tTeaching science communication: helpful ideas for the classroom --|tIn conclusion.
520 |a"For more than a decade, The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science has been the go-to reference for anyone who needs to write or speak about their research. Whether a student writing a thesis, a faculty member composing a grant proposal, or a public information officer crafting a press release, Scott Montgomery's advice is perfectly adaptable to any scientific writer's needs. This new edition has been thoroughly revised to address crucial issues in the changing landscape of scientific communication, with an increased focus on those writers working in corporate settings, government, and nonprofit organizations as well as academia. Half a dozen new chapters tackle the evolving needs and paths of scientific writers. These sections address plagiarism and fraud, writing graduate theses, translating scientific material, communicating science to the public, and the increasing globalization of research. The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science recognizes that writers come to the table with different needs and audiences. Through solid examples and concrete advice, Montgomery sets out to help scientists develop their own voice and become stronger communicators. He also teaches readers to think about their work in the larger context of communication about science, addressing the roles of media and the public in scientific attitudes as well as offering advice for those whose research concerns controversial issues such as climate change or emerging viruses. More than ever, communicators need to be able to move seamlessly among platforms and styles. The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science's comprehensive coverage means that scientists and researchers will be able to expertly connect with their audiences, no matter the medium"--The publisher.
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