Advice for the Novice Investigator: Examples Taken from Movement Sciences

1st Edition

Nick Stergiou

CRC Press
Published August 23, 2019
Reference - 221 Pages - 9 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138626188 - CAT# K31826

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This book is intended to help young and novice scientists by providing them with advice on how to overcome adversities. This advice comes in the form of numerous examples from the author’s career but also from the careers of many other scientists. It follows the thinking process of Ramon Y Cajal and his famous book, "Advice for a Young Investigator." It covers a variety of topics and areas that are fundamental in becoming a successful scientist. It presents chapters on all essential areas of the scientific life that appeal to a wide range of audiences, from the senior undergraduate student to the university administrator to the chief scientist in the industry.

Some figures in the eBook are in color.


  • Contains practical advice and many hints on a variety of topics; from how to write a grant to how to effectively manage your time
  • Displays many examples of success and failure from other scientists that can teach valuable lessons
  • Provides many personal stories and anecdotes in a form of sincere confessions
  • Includes PowerPoint Presentation slides for each chapter for any academicians that want to develop such a class in their institutions


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