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Survival skills for scientists, Federico Rosei, Tudor Johnston

Label
Survival skills for scientists
Title
Survival skills for scientists
Statement of responsibility
Federico Rosei, Tudor Johnston
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides young scientists, from physicists through to sociologists, the counsel and tools that are needed to be their own agents and planners, to survive and succeed, hopefully even thrive in science. Making a good career based on peer-reviewed science means navigating through many stressful phases from graduate school through to permanent employment. Performing artists pay agents to help them in this effort. In effect, this book is designed to allow you to act as your own agent. You are counseled to analyze yourself deeply to know clearly what you want and whether you can live with it, how to make career choices and what you should then keep in mind, when to fight and when to yield. The unwritten rules of the "science game" are explained, including how to become published and known, the pitfalls of peer review and how to evade them, papers and posters, job interviews and getting your science funded. Interspersed with this are illustrative anecdotes and a fair amount of humor
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1972-
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Rosei, Federico
Dewey number
502.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q180.55.V6
LC item number
R67 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Johnston, T. W
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  • Science
  • Scientists
  • Sciences
Label
Survival skills for scientists, Federico Rosei, Tudor Johnston
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Basic choices -- Basic strategies and actions -- The game of science -- Acquiring and using a reputation -- Communicating your science -- Cautionary tales -- L'envoi
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 205 p.
Isbn
9781860946417
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006285070
Note
William & Grace Haney Memorial Collection
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1974204-01umb_inst
  • 1865479
  • (OCoLC)71890763
Label
Survival skills for scientists, Federico Rosei, Tudor Johnston
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Basic choices -- Basic strategies and actions -- The game of science -- Acquiring and using a reputation -- Communicating your science -- Cautionary tales -- L'envoi
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 205 p.
Isbn
9781860946417
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006285070
Note
William & Grace Haney Memorial Collection
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1974204-01umb_inst
  • 1865479
  • (OCoLC)71890763

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