Book Title: How To Do Science

Subtitle: Revised Edition

Authors: Louise Lexis and Brianna Julien

Book Description: 'How To Do Science' has been written for students of the life sciences who are actively engaged in the scientific process. This guide introduces you to what it means to be a scientist. You will learn about the scientific method and how to carry out many tasks of a scientist, including: designing experiments, visualising data, accessing scientific literature, communicating science, and writing literature reviews.

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How To Do Science has been written for students of the life sciences who are actively engaged in the scientific process. This guide introduces you to what it means to be a scientist. You will learn about the scientific method and how to carry out many tasks of a scientist, including:
• designing experiments to test a hypothesis
• performing simple statistics
• visualising data by creating graphs and tables
• accessing scientific literature, and using referencing software
• communicating findings from original investigations through research papers, posters and oral presentations
• writing literature reviews and summaries
• communicating science to the non-expert audience

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Louise Lexis and Brianna Julien

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Physiology

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Title
How To Do Science
Authors
Louise Lexis and Brianna Julien
Contributors
Edward Bliss; Kate Derrington; Leanne Dooley; Kate Kauter; Rowena McGregor; Sarah Myer; Raquel Salmeron; Samanthi Suraweera; Eliza Whiteside; and Louisa Windus
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This work, How to Do Science, is a derivative of How to Do Science: a guide to researching human physiology (v1.1) by Louise Lexis and Brianna Julien, La Trobe University used under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommericial ShareAlike 4.0 Licence. How to Do Science is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike Licence by the University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia.

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Primary Subject
Physiology
Additional Subject(s)
Science: general issues
Institutions
University of Southern Queensland, La Trobe University
Publisher
University of Southern Queensland
Publication Date
June 16, 2022
Ebook ISBN
978-0-6453261-3-0