Aquaculture International

, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 705–706 | Cite as

M. Cargill and P. O’Connor: Writing scientific research articles: strategy and steps

Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, 2009, X + 173pp, £17.99 (Paperback), ISBN: 978-1-4051-8619-3
  • Malcolm Jobling
Book Review

There are several manuals and guides that give information about how to write scientific papers, theses and reports, and how to prepare research applications, posters and other types of presentation. Writing Scientific Research Articles: Strategy and Stepsis distinguished by being one of the few books on scientific writing that is intended for course use. The focus is on the writing of scientific articles for publication in international peer-reviewed journals. The authors adopt a practical approach; text is kept to a minimum, and readers are challenged to develop and improve their writing skills by completing a series of exercises and work-tasks. The book is primarily aimed at those with limited writing experience, such as research students and early-career scientists, but the audience could also include researchers who have published several scientific articles. In other words, there are many practising scientists who could benefit from reading the book, completing the exercises...

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of TromsøTromsøNorway

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