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"Margaret Cargill's background as a linguist and researchcommunications educator and Patrick O'Connor's experience as bothresearch scientist and educator synergize to improve both thescience and art of scientific writing. If the authors' goal is togive scientists the tools to write and publish compelling, welldocumented, clear narratives that convey their work honestly and inproper context, they have succeeded admirably."
Veterinary Pathology, July 2009

"[The book is] clearly written, has a logical step-by-stepstructure, is easy to read and contains a lot of sensible adviceabout how to get scientific work published in internationaljournals. The book is a most useful addition to the literaturecovering scientific writing."
Aquaculture International, April 2009

Writing Scientific Research Articles: Strategy and Stepsguides authors in how to write, as well as what to write, toimprove their chances of having their articles accepted forpublication in international, peer reviewed journals. The book isdesigned for scientists who use English as a first or an additionallanguage; for research students and those who teach them paperwriting skills; and for early-career researchers wanting to honetheir skills as authors and mentors. It provides clear processesfor selecting target journals and writing each section of amanuscript, starting with the results. The stepwise learningprocess uses practical exercises to develop writing and datapresentation skills through analysis of well-written examplepapers. Strategies are presented for responding to refereecomments, as well as ideas for developing discipline-specificEnglish language skills for manuscript writing. The book isdesigned for use by individuals or in a class setting.

Visit the companion site at www.writeresearch.com.au formore information.

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