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Chapter 15 Scientific Writing
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Disseminating Findings If science is to advance knowledge, then scientists must share their findings with others Once research is made public: Others can build upon it or refine it It can be challenged Replication can occur Necessary for self-correction of science
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Means of Disseminating Scientific Findings 3 ways to share findings 1. Journal Articles 2. Presentations at Professional Meetings 1. Paper sessions 2. Poster sessions 3. Symposia 3. Personal Contact
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Journal Articles Primary route to share findings Offer permanent storage Peer review: when a paper is evaluated by other scientists who have expertise in the topic under investigation
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Journal Articles 4 steps to 1. Author submits article 2. Editor sends paper to staffed experts on topic 3. Each of these reviewers critiques the paper 4. The editor receives these comments and then decides to 1. Publish the paper as is 2. Accept with revisions 3. Not accept and advise to resubmit 4. Reject paper
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