Scientific Research as a Career

Editor/Author MacRitchie, Finlay
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: CRC Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $33.95
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ISBN: 978-1-43-986965-9
Category: Jobs & Careers
Book Status: Available
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Describing the philosophy of the scientific method and the training and professional characteristics needed for a successful career, Scientific Research as a Career is a comprehensive "how-to" guide for the aspiring scientist.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • The Author
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Scientific Training and Personal Development
  • 3 The Scientific Method
  • 4 Attributes Required by Research Scientists
  • 5 The Impact of Managerialism
  • 6 Leadership in Science
  • 7 Insights from Notable Scientists
  • 8 Future Challenges for Scientific Research