224 pages | 9 B/W Illus.
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.
Introduction. Grant Writing and Getting Funded. Effective Teaching. Effective Leadership. Ethics. The Next Step of the Student. The non-Academician. Writing. The Presentation. Being a Professor. Motivation for the Young Scientist. Above and Beyond.