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A Prezi with tips on writing in the sciences in the Philippines

(Image source: angelicomics.blogspot.com)

Recently, I proofread a medical research paper on how to deal with a neurological disease in the Philippines - a task that revealed the general confusion with scientific writing.

To help, I started taking a course on Writing for the Sciences via Coursera and The Leland Stanford Junior University School of Medicine.

I’ve summarized what I’ve learned from these two experiences to help Filipino doctors and scientists better communicate their research. These tips include using the active voice and a reverse pyramid structure. Hopefully, they will make your writing more engaging so that readers can better understand your data and methods and act on your suggestions in preventing and treating illnesses.

Here is the presentation.

Xenia-Chloe H. Villanueva is a poet and copywriter in the Philippines with experience in blogging, social media management and inbound marketing. Follow her on Twitter @mumblingmaya.

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I first learned of this quote in one of my clubs at uni. At the time, it told me that I’ll never be alone, with friendly shadows ready to help. 
Later on I realized that it also meant that you can choose to focus on the light or on the darkness.
And yesterday, after a weekend of financial and work stress following me around, I realized  that more than not being alone, my friendly shadows originate from my own solid form.
And that’s what made me cry while walking to the bus stop from work with groceries in hand.
Cue the Bittersweet Symphony.
dimaulianov:

:)

I first learned of this quote in one of my clubs at uni. At the time, it told me that I’ll never be alone, with friendly shadows ready to help. 

Later on I realized that it also meant that you can choose to focus on the light or on the darkness.

And yesterday, after a weekend of financial and work stress following me around, I realized  that more than not being alone, my friendly shadows originate from my own solid form.

And that’s what made me cry while walking to the bus stop from work with groceries in hand.

Cue the Bittersweet Symphony.

dimaulianov:

:)

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In line with Buwan ng Wika (National Language Month), and in answer to my friend’s question on the Tagalog word for “dialect,” here are pages from the English-Tagalog dictionary of my grandfather, the late Kapampangan news reporter Jack Henson.

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Hey, parents of cats, dogs, bunnies, parrots and fish! You’re invited to the Philippine Pet Fiesta on October 25, 2014.
Gear up for the event with your fur babies when you attend the Woof Walk: Packwalk for a Cause on August 30, 2014, 3PM at Vista Verde Executive Village, Cainta, Rizal. The event is free but the Philippine Animal Rescue Team (P.A.R.T.) will be happy to accept the following as donations:
Dog and cat food
Vitamins for dogs and cats
Dog and cat bowls
Dog and cat medicated soap
Visit the event page for more details.
For inquiries, email: philippinepetfiesta@gmail.com
Stay tuned to http://www.philippinepetfiesta.com/ for more updates.

Hey, parents of cats, dogs, bunnies, parrots and fish! You’re invited to the Philippine Pet Fiesta on October 25, 2014.

Gear up for the event with your fur babies when you attend the Woof Walk: Packwalk for a Cause on August 30, 2014, 3PM at Vista Verde Executive Village, Cainta, Rizal. The event is free but the Philippine Animal Rescue Team (P.A.R.T.) will be happy to accept the following as donations:

  • Dog and cat food
  • Vitamins for dogs and cats
  • Dog and cat bowls
  • Dog and cat medicated soap

Visit the event page for more details.

For inquiries, email: philippinepetfiesta@gmail.com

Stay tuned to http://www.philippinepetfiesta.com/ for more updates.

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