Communicating Research Results
The essence and end result of scientific research is to disseminate information for the use of other scientists and society in general. In the absence of exchange of information, there is no science. However, for the information to be useful to its intended target, it must be communicated clearly and effectively.Scientific writing and communication normally occur between the scientist and
- other scientists within the same discipline.
- other scientists in related or unrelated disciplines.
- non-scientific academics.
- the general public.
The course will examine each of these forms of communication has its stylistic requirements and specific skills needed for competence.