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How to be Well Read: How to Read a Scientific Paper


How to be Well Read: How to Read a Scientific Paper

When Sep 26, 2014 from 01:30 PM to 04:35 PM
Where Edinburgh
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An essential professional skill is being able to read the clinical and scientific literature in an efficient and critical way.  Through a series of short presentations, many examples and interactive practical sessions this workshop is designed to explain the importance of the scientific literature, discuss the range of different kinds of scientific paper, explore the structure and function of the different portions of a paper and develop an attack strategy for readers.


After the workshop each participant will:


•be able to discern the different kinds of scientific literature

•understand the structure of a typical scientific paper

•understand the importance of the abstract

•know how to read graphs and tables

•have a working strategy for reading and critically evaluating a paper.

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