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How Scientists Communicate: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Knowledge

Alan Kelly

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190936600
eISBN:
9780197521038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936600.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

What is scientific research? It is the process by which we learn about the world. For this research to have an impact, and positively contribute to society, it needs to be communicated to those who ... More


Nature’s Contributors and the Changing of Britain’s Scientific Guard, 1872–1895

Melinda Baldwin

in Making "Nature": The History of a Scientific Journal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226261454
eISBN:
9780226261591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261591.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how and why a younger generation of British scientists adopted Nature as a forum of scientific communication in the 1870s and 1880s. Although men of science Norman Lockyer’s age ... More


Making "Nature": The History of a Scientific Journal

Melinda Baldwin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226261454
eISBN:
9780226261591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261591.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book examines the history of Nature, today perhaps the world’s most prestigious scientific journal, from its foundation in 1869 to the present day. The book traces Nature’s development from its ... More


Modelling Systematic Communication Differences between Law and Science

Paul Dougan, Fernand Gobet, and Michael King

in Law and Psychology: Current Legal Issues Volume 9

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199211395
eISBN:
9780191695803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211395.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Niklas Luhmann proposed that different social systems, such as law and science, encode information using different binary codes and programmes. A plausible consequence is that communications within ... More


Writing and Reviewing Measurement Studies

Brian E. Perron and David F. Gillespie

in Key Concepts in Measurement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199855483
eISBN:
9780190235963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855483.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

A variety of resources exist that guide researchers on the empirical aspects of measurement issues, with a focus on factor analysis. These resources are helpful for promoting rigorous research, ... More


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