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Words of Wisdom

The pause is an exceedingly important feature in any kind of story, and a frequently recurring feature, too. It is a dainty thing, and delicate, and also uncertain and treacherous; for it must be exactly the right length - no more and no less - or it fails of its purpose and makes trouble.

— Mark Twain

This presentation explains some important aspects of writing scientific papers. It focuses on standard audience expectations for the style, organization (IMRaD), and goals of scientific writing. It also offers techniques to help students research their topics. Handouts related to the subject matter will be provided.




 

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