Data Analysis and Presentation Skills. An Introduction for by Jackie Willis

By Jackie Willis

Information research and Presentation abilities: An creation for the existence and scientific Sciences is a useful textual content permitting scholars to strengthen acceptable key abilities while designing experiments, producing effects, analysing info and finally proposing findings to teachers and referees. Taking a hands-on process, every one of those key parts is brought essentially and thoroughly, exhibiting find out how to entry and assessment details utilizing numerous assets.

uncomplicated analytical thought is steadily brought along functional functions to augment scholar realizing. The reader is proven how you can current info in charts utilizing Microsoft Excel and statistical research is punctiliously defined exhibiting basically tips to control facts in spreadsheets and examine the implications utilizing conventional exams. a piece can also be incorporated at the use of PowerPoint in addition to giving recommendation on the way to organize a quick speak or seminar.

  • Includes quite a few proper examples and case reviews drawn from the existence Sciences
  • Guidance on find out how to whole and current functional and undertaking paintings via to postgraduate dissertation.
  • Clear step by step advent to Microsoft Excel, presentation talents and statistical research.
  • Invaluable for all scholars in the lifestyles and clinical Sciences

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It’s hardly surprising that the use of the traditional postal service has earned the name ‘snail mail’. E-mail is usually available as part of the browser software. The main packages are Outlook Express and Netscape Communicator (known as e-mail clients). Details of setting up an e-mail account are not provided here as these will vary with the software used and the ISP that you are connected to, and some e-mail accounts can be set up on the Web that can be accessed from anywhere. com). Instead we will go through the basics of receiving and sending messages that are in common with whatever version of e-mail you are using.

If a spreadsheet is not automatically opened press FilejNew and a new sheet should appear. Although there are AN INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL many cells on the spreadsheet there will be only one ‘active’ cell in which you can enter information. This is identi¢ed by the heavy border surrounding the cell. Any information that is entered into the cell by typing information from the keyboard will be displayed in the cell and, while the cell is active, on the formula bar located above the spreadsheet.

Perhaps one of the best-known databases is Medline which contains details of medical research publications; this database is usually accessed from a larger database of scienti¢c publications. The Web of Science ISI Citation Database is one such database, but a subscription is required and access is usually con¢ned to a computer on campus from the subscribing institution. Using the Web of Science database it is possible to search more than 8400 of the worlds most prestigious journals, books and conference proceedings through three multidisciplinary databases: the Science Citation Index Expanded, the Social Sciences Citation Index and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index.

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