UNC Writing Resources

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UNC Writing Center

Carolina Scientific Undergraduate Magazine

Writing Resources

Carl Zimmer’s Index of Banned Words

Check your article against Carl Zimmer’s Banned Words

Irregardless.ly – A Crowdsources Style Guide for Science Writers

Tips for writing from Mark Derewicz, Writer for UNC Health

Great examples of excellent science writing

The Open Notebook

The Science of Scientific Writing

The Top Ten Hundred Most Used Words

Explain a Difficult Concept using the Top Ten Hundred Words

Do You Use Complicated Words? Find Out!

Professional Societies

American Medical Writers Association (AMWA)

National Association of Science Writers (NASW)

North Carolina Regulatory Affairs Forum (NCRAF)

Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS)

Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW)

Resume Building Opportunities

American Journal Experts Job Board (for those interested in scientific editing)