For an excellent source on English composition, check out this classic book by William Strunk, Jr. on the Elements of Style. Contents include: Elementary Rules of Usage, Elementary Principles of Composition, Words & Expressions Commonly Misused, An Approach to Style with a List of Reminders: Place yourself in the background, Revise and rewrite, Avoid fancy words, Be clear, Do not inject opinion, Do not take shortcuts at the cost of clarity, … and much more. Details of The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. partially available online at . Note: William Strunk, Jr. (1869–1946). The Elements of Style was first published in 1918.
The School’s research output in the last decade has been both significant and considerable, as testified by our AACSB accreditation in 2011. We take great pride in the fact that our faculty have contributed more than 150 articles to reputed academic and practitioner journals.
In the past few years, ISB faculty members have published over 60 papers in top-tier journals. Our faculty have received numerous coveted research grants awarded by premier academic institutions, research centres, corporate houses and reputed foundations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, WWF, McCombs School of Business, UT-Austin and others. These awards attest to the scope, depth and impact of the research conducted at the ISB.
With the recent discovery of lymph vessels in the human brain , never mind the glymphatic and perivascular drainage systems, does anybody truly understand how waste proteins leave the aging brain? And what do pericytes do, exactly? On Monday, October 30, leading international experts on protein clearance in neurodegenerative disease will discuss these questions and more during a daylong conference organized by UCL’s Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre in London (see program ). The meeting is sold out, but anyone can watch it on the UCLTV You Tube Channel , while joining a twitter debate via #UCLDementiaSeminars .