Irrespective of the market science writers aim for, Merlin Goldman stresses doing your homework before sending in your piece: "Get examples, look at them carefully, pitch style correctly, and get it right the first time."
"This partnering of students with successful scientists is the foundation of the WES program; the students work alongside their mentors and supervisors in order to learn about the scientific process and develop research skills."
"The standards-based and technology-enabled single-source process proposed here can reduce transcription errors, increase efficiency, and facilitate information flow and timeliness of data, thus improving data quality and patient safety."
"You don't have to like or admire your boss, nor do you have to hate him. You do have to manage him, however, so that he becomes your resource for achievement, accomplishment, and personal success." Peter Drucker
"I'm fortunate in that the leading researchers in my field are with the institute, so not only do I get to know them, but they get to know me. That can only be beneficial when I seek future employment."
"Among the first adopters and co-creators of the Semantic Web have been scientists who see in the new approach the promise of content-based information retrieval, distributed data mining, and automated Web-service choreography."
"Is the university structured to ensure that the postdoctoral experience includes training and assistance in making a transition into the next position? Or is the postdoc, instead, merely a convenience for the investigator, a place on which we focus too little pedagogical attention?"