The Resource Postgraduate study in the biological sciences : a researcher's companion, by Robert J. Beynon

Postgraduate study in the biological sciences : a researcher's companion, by Robert J. Beynon

Label
Postgraduate study in the biological sciences : a researcher's companion
Title
Postgraduate study in the biological sciences
Title remainder
a researcher's companion
Statement of responsibility
by Robert J. Beynon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A guide intended for postgraduate students who are beginning to do scientific research in biology. It provides some of the basic advice and information necessary for the completion of a successful PhD or MSc. Topics covered include how to conduct a research project
Cataloging source
VAM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beynon, R. J.
Index
index present
LC call number
QH319.A1
LC item number
B49x 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QH 319 A1 B573 1993
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biology
  • Research
  • Biological Science Disciplines
  • Biologie
  • Biologie
  • Research
  • Biology
  • Onderzoek
  • Biologie
  • Biologia
  • Pesquisa científica
Label
Postgraduate study in the biological sciences : a researcher's companion, by Robert J. Beynon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Starting out. Making the right decision --- Student/supervisor relationship --- Rules and regulations --- Working with others ---- 2. Developing your experimental skills. Learning the scientific method --- Experimental design --- Scientific equipment: black boxes? --- Troubleshooting --- Statistics --- Human factor --- 3. Conducting a research project. Managing your time. Laboratory notebook --- Storing data in machine-readable format --- Keeping up with the literature --- Maintaining a bibliography --- Attending lectures and presentations --- Professional bodies and scientific organizations ---- 4. Writing about your work. Effective scientific writing --- Abstracts and summaries --- Progress reports --- Writing a thesis --- Effective poster presentations --- Visual representation of data ---- 5. Talking about your work. Speaking in public --- Design and use of visual aids --- Perfect 35 mm slide --- Design and use of overhead transparencies --- Viva voce examination ---- 6. Computers and computing. Hardware --- User interface --- Software --- Scientific software --- Productivity packages --- Text editors, word processors and desktop publishing --- Data-presentation packages --- Electronic mail and networks --- File transfer --- Gophers --- Caveat ---- 7. Safety matters. Developing a safety awareness --- Whose responsibility? --- Occupational health problems --- Peer group pressure -- General laboratory safety -- Chemical hazards -- Radiochemical hazards -- Biological hazards -- Experimental animals --- Coda ---- 8. Graduate student as teacher --- Demonstrating in practical classes --- Tutorials --- Assessment --- Taking responsibility ---- 9. Moving on. Making the right decision --- Preparing your curriculum vitae --- At the interview --- Before you move on --- Looking back
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 151 pages
Isbn
9781855780095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28396579
  • (OCoLC)ocm28396579
Label
Postgraduate study in the biological sciences : a researcher's companion, by Robert J. Beynon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Starting out. Making the right decision --- Student/supervisor relationship --- Rules and regulations --- Working with others ---- 2. Developing your experimental skills. Learning the scientific method --- Experimental design --- Scientific equipment: black boxes? --- Troubleshooting --- Statistics --- Human factor --- 3. Conducting a research project. Managing your time. Laboratory notebook --- Storing data in machine-readable format --- Keeping up with the literature --- Maintaining a bibliography --- Attending lectures and presentations --- Professional bodies and scientific organizations ---- 4. Writing about your work. Effective scientific writing --- Abstracts and summaries --- Progress reports --- Writing a thesis --- Effective poster presentations --- Visual representation of data ---- 5. Talking about your work. Speaking in public --- Design and use of visual aids --- Perfect 35 mm slide --- Design and use of overhead transparencies --- Viva voce examination ---- 6. Computers and computing. Hardware --- User interface --- Software --- Scientific software --- Productivity packages --- Text editors, word processors and desktop publishing --- Data-presentation packages --- Electronic mail and networks --- File transfer --- Gophers --- Caveat ---- 7. Safety matters. Developing a safety awareness --- Whose responsibility? --- Occupational health problems --- Peer group pressure -- General laboratory safety -- Chemical hazards -- Radiochemical hazards -- Biological hazards -- Experimental animals --- Coda ---- 8. Graduate student as teacher --- Demonstrating in practical classes --- Tutorials --- Assessment --- Taking responsibility ---- 9. Moving on. Making the right decision --- Preparing your curriculum vitae --- At the interview --- Before you move on --- Looking back
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 151 pages
Isbn
9781855780095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28396579
  • (OCoLC)ocm28396579

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