Medical Writing Preclinical Studies Six communication rules for scientific presentations and writing

Volume 26, Issue 4 - Preclinical Studies

Six communication rules for scientific presentations and writing

Abstract

In our daily work as coaches and writing trainers, we often work with young scientists who are at the beginning of their careers. When they want to publish their first scientific research paper or when they decide to give their first lecture at an international congress, they perceive these challenges as hurdles that need to be overcome separately. They might think that each of these tasks, writing and presenting, has its own rules and requirements that need to be learned and internalised. In our consulting practice, however, we often feel that the same principles apply to both scientific writing and presenting. Therefore, we have defined the following six communication rules.
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