How to do research
Research requires creativity, critical thinking, and certain basic skills to answer the questions you want to ask. Here we list some links that will help you get started.
English Communication for Scientists, from Nature Scitable
Bringing up scientists in the art of critiquing research by Barbara J. Kuyper
The Science of Scientific Writing article by George Gopen and Judith Swan from American Scientist, Nov. 1990
The art of writing science article by Kevin W Plaxco from Protein Science, 2010
Tips on presentations (from https://www.rsmas.miami.edu/users/pzuidema/science_communication_tips.html):
a pdf of a powerpoint talk prepared by Stephanie Pfirman, Martin Stute, and Dallas Abbott at Columbia University in 2006.
Some common sense about things we don't always think about.
An email from the ARM program Chief Scientist Warren Wiscombe to all ARM scientists sent March, 2008.
updated March 2009.
a set of slides which show, by example, what is good and bad in slides. sent out by Warren Wiscombe to the ARM community in February, 2009.
by Stephen Benka, Physics Today, Dec. 2008. Slightly long-winded, but makes the useful point that we explicitly consider our audience.