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How to write an email declining an invitation to submit my paper?

I was requested by an academic journal to publish my paper which was presented an international conference. However, my paper was already submitted to another journal and accepted. I am not sure how to decline this request. Please teach me how to write an ...

March 3, 2017 - 3:09 pm
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Can you help me understand a sentence that the reviewer wants me to correct?

Which of the following expressions is correct? 1. Suppressor of cytokine signaling 3a is a member of the suppressor of cytokine signaling family and it has been shown to be involved in physiological stress of zebrafish. 2. Suppressor of cytokine signaling ...

October 11, 2017 - 9:40 am
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What kind of sentences are preferred in scientific writing- long or short?

As non-native speakers of English, we tend to prefer longer and fancier sentences when writing in English. For instance, if I search for the English translation of a Chinese term, I will get many options but would prefer to use the one that seemed most un ...

October 16, 2015 - 12:00 am
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Which personal pronoun should be used in a single-author paper?

I am writing a single-author paper. I have used "we" in many places in my writing. Will this be considered grammatically incorrect? I am not sure if I should use "I" throughout the paper as this might sound arrogant or egotistical. Ple ...

January 12, 2015 - 1:09 pm
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How can I use an elaboration sentence in writing?

How can I write elaboration sentences? 537 reads Grammar and Writing elaboration techniques elaboration strategies Your question is unclear. It would be easier for me to answer your question if you could provide some context. Do you mean to say how you ca ...

October 20, 2017 - 9:35 am
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What tense should I use when writing a literature review?

I want to write that there are two articles that use the same stimulus and they find the same result. Which tense should I use? 28558 reads Grammar and Writing Manuscript Structure tenses in scientific writing correct use of tenses how to write a literatu ...

September 8, 2016 - 7:31 am
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What are F stocks?

This is a class of stocks that I am not familiar with. That is probably just a term others may be familiar with, but I am not. Thanks. 330 reads Grammar and Writing word meaning I'm sorry, but we will not be able to answer this question. As we have c ...

October 11, 2017 - 10:40 am
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What does "victimization" mean in the context of research?

Define victimization in regard to research studies and give examples according to your understanding.  379 reads Grammar and Writing research topic This is a field specific question. This forum is meant only for questions related to different aspects of t ...

October 24, 2017 - 5:40 pm
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Research paper: Comma after "etc." at the end of a sentence

Is it correct to use comma after etc., at the end of the sentence in American style of English? What if it is a research paper? Example: Various technologies like Java, Microsoft, Unix, etc.? 171643 reads Grammar and Writing punctuation comma usage scient ...

January 17, 2014 - 11:37 am

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