June 27, 2017
It is an industry like no other, with profit margins to rival Google – and it was created by one of Britain’s most notorious tycoons: Robert Maxwell.
Continue reading Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?
June 22, 2017
Way back in 2010, Michael C. Munger, a political scientist at Duke University, wrote a terrifically helpful essay called “10 Tips on How to Write Less Badly.” Those tips are still plenty useful, and things haven’t gotten much better on the scholarly writing front. Continue reading Scholars Talk Writing: Michael C. Munger
June 20, 2017
Sign up to the FREE Webinar “Funding Hacks for Researchers” on 29 June, 1 pm UTC/ 9 am EDT/ 3 pm CEST to gain career-defining grantsmanship knowledge. Continue reading FREE WEBINAR: Funding Hacks for Researchers on 29 June
June 15, 2017
We are happy to announce the winners of the Science Essay Competition 2017 ‘SCIENCE: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE’ initiated by the Russian Writing Centers Consortium and carried out with the support of the English Language Office, US Department of State. Continue reading Science Essay-2017: Announcing the Competition Results
June 7, 2017
Workshop on “How to Write an Abstract” was held on 2 June, 2017 by Dr. Robert Cote, and was attended by a number of NUST MISiS researchers and engineers. Continue reading “How to Write an Abstract”?
June 5, 2017
Writing may sound like a boring task, reminiscent of your school days, however, many people would benefit from spending some time as a wordsmith on a daily basis. It helps with mental and emotional health; helps wake up your brain, and can even make you a broader minded. The following points show how writing can open your mind. Continue reading This Is How Writing Can Make You a Broad-Minded Person
May 24, 2017
The Russian Academy of Sciences and The Russian Foundation for Basic Research, in cooperation with the Embassies of the United States of America, The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, will present a conference on “Scientific Publication: Where, Why, and How” at the Academy’s headquarters in Moscow May 25-26. On behalf of the organizing committee, we would be honored to have you attend this conference.
Continue reading International Seminar Scientific Publication: Where, Why, How (May 24-26, 2017)
May 16, 2017
Proofreading is the last step of revising a written document to locate mistakes in grammar, vocabulary, formatting and structure before the final version is released. Continue reading 10 tips to proofread your written work
NUST MISIS launched two online courses on edX — one of the world`s leading educational online platforms, created on the initiative of MIT and Harvard. The courses, on materials science and mathematics, have been specially designed for edX by leading scientists working at NUST MISIS. Users of the global platform will not only have a unique opportunity to take the course, but also to take an exam and receive a certificate, which will be considered during admission to NUST MISIS master`s degree program. Continue reading NUST MISIS Launches First English Language Pre-Master`s Degree Courses on edX