Exciting AND Consistent? Verbs and Nouns in Scientific Writing

Rebecca Helton, MA

Pop quiz: Which of these sentences is more interesting? 1. We did the experiment, and it was a vivid example of the power of broccoli to make kids gag. 2. We performed …

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Recipe for Hosting a Manuscript Sprint

Rebecca Helton, MA

A manuscript sprint harnesses the power of peer accountability and review to get a manuscript from zero to out the door in 6-8 weeks.

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Towards New Paradigms in Scientific Publishing

Double Docs

New approaches can move more research output into the public sphere.

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How to Review a Paper

BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program

Even as early as grad school, you—yes, you—can review papers for journals.  Here's a step-by-step guide.

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You Need a Shut Up and Write Group Like You Need to Eat

Aimee Edgeworth

Like eating regular meals, there’s another thing you know you need to do, want to do, have to do, but can hardly find the time for: Writing.

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How to Work with a Writer or Editor

Rebecca Helton, MA

You don't have to do it all yourself! Many successful researchers engage scientific/medical writers and editors for help with grants, manuscripts, press releases, and more.

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“Zoom In” to Keep Group Review and Critique on Track

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Work-in-Progress sessions can get bogged down at the wrong level of feedback. Use a zoom-in approach to structure review and critique.

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Creed: Taking a Beating

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Getting out of the ring too early is the most common cause of death of scientific ideas. Fight on.

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How to Use the Healthcare Hashtag Project to Disseminate Research

Aimee Edgeworth

Disseminate your cool research findings to the public and connect with other researchers in your field by using #HealthcareHashtags.

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You MUST Read Dreyer's English

Julia Phillippi, PhD

If Strunk and White is a subtle and respectable Merlot, Dreyer’s English is a Cosmopolitan: light, witty, and slightly pink. Reading this style guide is like going to party …

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