Scientific publication is the major route by which research is made available to a worldwide audience. Developing the skills needed to write, review and publish papers is therefore an important part of any research career. In this book we examine what scientific writing entails, the structure of a scientific manuscript and the process of publication. Tips and guidelines show the reader how to develop as a scientific writer. The book is intended for anyone who writes, publishes, or supervises scientific work, from undergraduate and postgraduate students to senior researchers.