Scientists must write: a guide to better writing for scientists, engineers and students
To be effective as a scientist or engineer - professional or student - you must write well. This book, by a scientist, will help you to write: to observe, remember, think and plan; to manage your time and avoid stress; and to improve your communication skills. Extensively revised and updated, this valuable reference takes into account the huge changes in information technology since the very successful first edition.
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