There are many facets to being a marine biology researcher, and it can be a daunting experience.
For the most part, it can feel like you’re being asked to go out into the world and perform research on the most diverse animals on Earth.
In this week’s CBC News feature, CBC’s science writer Jennifer McQuade explores what it takes to become a marine scientist.
The basics of being a scientist1.
Get a job2.
Understand the scientific method3.
Develop a plan4.
Write down everything you learn5.
Understand and communicate your results6.
Keep a journal and research on your own7.
Write the manuscript and publish your results8.
Take notes and record your observations9.
Submit your research to a journal10.
Read and learn from the literature11.
Participate in peer review and make corrections12.
Evaluate your research and communicate findings13.
Publish your research online and share it with your peers14.
Publicate and share the results15.
Learn how to communicate and conduct research in your field16.
Be a professional1.
Be confident in your abilities.
You’re in this job to make discoveries and to advance the state of science.
Your research must be well-documented and be relevant to current and future science.2.
Find a position that is appropriate for your skills and interests.3.
Find opportunities to work from home and have an active social life.4.
Be prepared to travel and spend time with colleagues.5.
Learn about the research and use the tools available to you.6.
Take part in your research group, and be prepared to take part in group and individual training.7.
Make time to spend with your family.8.
Read about the importance of ocean science.9.
Learn what marine mammals are and what they’re like.10.
Share your research findings and share your findings with others.11.
Collaborate with others who are interested in learning about marine biology.12.
Publclish your work to the world.13.
Participated in peer-reviewed scientific research, and share results.14.
Share results with others in your discipline.15.
Participating in peer research is not limited to a few scientists.
You can also work with other scientists from other disciplines.16.
Publishing your research results to the public is critical to gaining the public’s support for your work.17.
Be willing to be flexible and flexible with your schedule.18.
Be careful about your work schedule.19.
Don’t rush to submit your paper to a publication.
Make sure you are properly prepared.20.
Make plans to travel.21.
Be sure you’re not wasting time in the office.22.
Be ready to accept criticism.23.
Communicate your findings in writing.24.
Learn and communicate the scientific methods.25.
Make a plan to present your research.26.
Publisture your research in a manner that is both readable and understandable to other researchers.27.
Publicize and share research results online.28.
Share research results in a way that is accessible to a broad audience.29.
Publionize and publish scientific research results and results from other researchers in your group.30.
Publiation your work online and publish the results of your research on a website.31.
Publiquely report your findings and data to your colleagues in your area of interest.32.
Publonise your findings by emailing them to the address you give to the publication.33.
Publience your research, write up the results, and publish them online.34.
Publierse your findings on your website.35.
Publate your results on social media.36.
Publiterize your results in an email newsletter or blog.37.
Publish your results to a peer review journal.38.
PubLite your results and publish online.39.
Publiker your results, share them with others, and make revisions.40.
Publcise your research with the public.41.
Publustate a study to a conference or symposium.42.
Publink your results online to a search engine.43.
Publete your research for other researchers, journals, and audiences.44.
PubLink your results for publication in peer reviewed scientific journals.45.
Publite your research so that it is accessible by other scientists.46.
Publing your results through the internet.47.
Publycide your results.48.
Pubillate your research data and submit it to other scientists for publication.49.
Publimit your results using a peer reviewed journal.50.
Publnize your research using a non-peer reviewed journal such as Nature, PLOS, and Bioinformatics.51.
Publine your research through your employer.52.
Publow your research at your workplace.53.
Publist your research publicly and keep records.54