Understanding the fundamentals of conducting good science, that will have an impact, is the goal of every aspiring scientist. Providing a wealth of tips, this book is the one to read if you want to succeed in this competitive field. Helping readers gain an insight into what good science means and how to conduct it, this book is ideal to read cover-to-cover or dip into. It includes easily accessible guidance on topics such as what characteristics should a scientist have?; understanding the hypothesis; integrity in science; lack of confidence and the embarrassment factor; time management; coping with rejection; and interacting with the science community. With its broad focus, this friendly guide will enthuse, inspire and challenge, and is an essential companion for all aspiring scientists.