Unconventional academic writing

Unconventional academic writing von Guillaume Cabanac

Discover about 130 papers showing attempts at whimsy, humour, or conveying various human emotions that we hardly encounter in scientific literature (e.g., surprise, irony, anger, despise). These amusing papers were published in virtually all fields of science. As Kohn (1982) put it: Humour is the interdisciplinary denominator of science.

This paper is dedicated to Professor James Hartley in honour of his 75th birthday.

Ein paar Beispiele?



“Order of the Co-authorship” gibt einen tiefen Einblick in die Wichtigkeit dieser Angelegenheit. “Rock, paper, scissors” und “from a twenty-five-game croquet series held at Imperial College Field Station during summer 1973” sind repräsentative Beispiele. Mir persönlich bekannt: “Nach den Regeln der Publikationsfonds, die nur APCs von Erstautoren übernehmen.”

Viel, viel mehr gibt es hier: http://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1306561

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