Fundamentals of Effective Scientific Writing – Manuscripts and Grants

February 3, 2011

Book with letters floating off the pages

From writing grants to authoring scientific papers, technical writing is an imperative skill at any stage of one’s career. From students to experienced chemists, writing is ingrained in everyday work, yet most scientists rarely take time to improve. Improving one’s technical writing is to improve one’s career. Communicate your ideas more clearly and effectively, get more of your papers published, and win that major grant! Kristin Sainani of Stanford University provides expert guidance on improving your technical writing abilities!

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What You Will Learn

  • Recognize common writing mistakes
  • Write more concisely and clearly
  • Avoid “academic” writing habits

The Fine Print

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Expert

Kristin Sainani
Health and Science Writer