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June 16, 2014

Will You Be A Mentor?

Chronicle logoSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, is seeking professional researchers to guide students through the process of publishing research.

Those who volunteer will be mentor-reviewers for pre-collegiate students who submit research manuscripts to Sigma Xi's new journal, Chronicle of The New Researcher.

CTNR is an online, open-access journal exclusively for pre-collegiate students to publish their research results.

The time and effort of mentor-reviewers will make a difference in the careers of these students. Mentor-reviewers will help them understand how to use experimental methods, document findings, write in a way that is appropriate for scientific publication, and use feedback.

If you are interested in becoming a mentor-reviewer, please e-mail ctnr@sigmaxi.org. Membership in Sigma Xi is not required.

Chronicle of The New Researcher is supported with generous funds from DIRECTV.

This article was published in the Sigma Xi Today section of the July-August 2014 issue of American Scientist.

More About Sigma Xi: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society is the international honor society of science and engineering. One of the oldest and largest scientific organizations in the world, Sigma Xi has a distinguished history of service to science and society for more than a century. Scientists and engineers, whose research spans the disciplines of science and technology, comprise the membership of the Society. Sigma Xi chapters can be found at colleges and universities, government laboratories, and industry research centers around the world. More than 200 Noble Prize winners have been members. The Society is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. www.sigmaxi.org.

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