Scientific Writing Skills: Writing as if Being Understood Mattered; What Editors and Reviewers Look For

Date(s) - 10/31/2011
11:45 am - 12:35 pm

Drs. Bruce Wheeler & David Gilland, Biomedical Engineering

The first part of the talk will present techniques for effective writing and will emphasize an approach that improves clarity by matching reader expectations.

The second part of the talk will discuss how editors and reviewers look at scientific manuscripts, emphasizing various problems that cause concern and that can be avoided in the successful manuscript.