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Sunday, 11 October 2015

Communicating and Conducting Science

Communicating and Conducting Science

Below are a couple of useful articles about scientific
writing and research.

Scientists should speak simply to other scientists, too
Posted by mcadams, AGU Blogosphere, May 28, 2015
http://blogs.agu.org/sciencecommunication/2015/05/28/scientists-should-speak-simply-to-other-scientists-too/

or as stated by Dr. Ralph B. Peck:

“If you can’t reduce a difficult engineering problem to
just one 8 1⁄2 x 11-inch sheet of paper, you will probably
never understand it."

From “Ralph B. Peck: Engineer Educator A Man of Judgement at:
https://web.archive.org/web/20150221014758/http://www.ngi.no/upload/6661/NGI%20Publ%20207%20%20Ralph%20B%20Peck%20-%20Engineer%20-%20Educator%20-%20A%20Man%20of%20Judgement.pdf
and 
https://web.archive.org/web/20151010232130/http://www.ngi.no/no/Arkiv/Aktualiteter---ARKIV/73884/

Another article is:stated

How scientists fool themselves – and how they can stop
Humans are remarkably good at self-deception. But
growing concern about reproducibility is driving many
researchers to seek ways to fight their own worst instincts.
by Regina Nuzzo, Nature News, October 7, 2915.
http://www.nature.com/news/how-scientists-fool-themselves-and-how-they-can-stop-1.18517?WT.mc_id=SFB_NNEWS_1508_RHBox
and 
http://www.nature.com/polopoly_fs/1.18517!/menu/main/topColumns/topLeftColumn/pdf/526182a.pdf

Yours,

Paul H.

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