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How do you write and present research well?

Gregory Scott Patience, Daria Camilla Boffito and Paul A. Patience

Article (2015)

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Research is only half the work; the other half is writing and publishing. Your research is incomplete until you publish your data.Publishing is necessary but insufficient: others must cite your work.Writing well and preparing a coherent story will help your paper get past the first hurdle in the publishing process –the copy editor. The second hurdle is the editor, who checks if it is suitable for the journal, and reviews the abstract, conclusions, and references.The final hurdle is the reviewers, who devote more time to validate the hypotheses, results, and interpretation. Rejection rates across journals are increasing.Science copy editors send one out of five submissions to the editors, and their overall rejection rate is 93 %. The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering rejects close to 3 out of 4 papers researchers submit. Write better so journals accept your papers and researchers cite them

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active, passive voice, cardinal sins of writing - hedging, boosting, signposting, typography, graphs, journal rank

Subjects: 1800 Chemical engineering > 1800 Chemical engineering
Department: Department of Chemical Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/5076/
Journal Title: The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering (vol. 93, no. 10)
Publisher: Wiley
DOI: 10.1002/cjce.22261
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1002/cjce.22261
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2022 14:32
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2024 02:20
Cite in APA 7: Patience, G. S., Boffito, D. C., & Patience, P. A. (2015). How do you write and present research well? The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 93(10), 1693-1696. https://doi.org/10.1002/cjce.22261

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