The purpose of peer review is to provide constructive feedback to authors in order to help improve the quality of their manuscript. Unluckily, however, peer reviewers sometimes fail to empathize with authors and provide their feedback in a manner that is overly critical, harsh, or superficial and dismissive. Continue reading How do authors feel when they receive negative peer reviewer comments? An practice from Chinese biomedical researchers
07 Apr 2017 — Writing Topics
There are different paper writing styles which are used for formatting various types of papers. The rules for formatting a paper involve specific line spacing, font size, font type, and way of providing referencing. These rules differ among various paper writing styles.
Students who are unaware of various styles of paper writing usually fail to write a paper successful. Continue reading Different Paper Writing Styles
“Be sure to write it in your own words,” is a mantra that is repeated by educators at all academic levels. For students, the idea of writing in one’s own words is repeated from the very first paragraphs written in grade school all the way to a doctoral thesis.
In the age of the Internet, almost any chunk of skill or idea can be found, copied and introduced in a matter of minutes. Continue reading 6 Reasons to Write in Your Own Words