Even the best research labs will not attain true and lasting success without good communication, be it within the laboratory amongst its members or outward to other audiences. It is commonly said that a research group is only as good as its next publication, and getting that
for specialized topics) is always a coveted goal. Yet, writing is seldom, if ever, discussed in the laboratory setting excep...
Sharing your work by way of publication is a key step in the research process. By being aware of some of the most common areas that cause scientists to lose readers, you can make your writing stronger, and you will find the process of publishing and sharing your research easier.
Five common mistakes that researchers often make in publications, grant proposals, and written presentations include: using the right verb tense, choosing the singular or plural form of the verb, ensuring a clear...
Have you ever wondered what makes grammar so important? Definitely! All of us have at some point in our scientific careers, especially when we are struggling to relay our research results in written form.
Effective use of English grammar in scientific materials lays the groundwork for effective communication, which enables you to concisely present your scientific hypotheses, data, and results to others in your field.
Expressing yourself in a grammatically correct manner in scientific...
I will address English-language publishing, and it will be an eclectic treatment. For instance, the "top journals" are considered to be those that stress, almost exclusively, "empirical research" (i.e., research that involves statistical analysis of data). From the
SJR Journal and Country Rank
, one can obtain a list of the highest-rated English-language journals, and three of the top six are American publications by The Academy of Management (AOM). The empirical approach, which ...
Reflections of a Spanish professor.
Many years ago, when I started as a professor and a researcher in different areas of the humanities and social sciences (media and gender studies, critical discourse analysis, medical narratives, negotiation/resolution of conflicts, and social images of diseases), publishing academic writings in English was a necessary luxury to have an internationally oriented curriculum vitae (CV).
Nowadays, it is more than that: it is a mandatory step ...
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