User talk:Nicholas Tucker
Welcome to the Citizendium! We hope you will contribute boldly and well. Here are pointers for a quick start. You'll probably want to know how to get started as an author. Just look at CZ:Getting Started for other helpful "startup" links, and CZ:Home for the top menu of community pages. Be sure to stay abreast of events via the Citizendium-L (broadcast) mailing list (do join!) and the blog. Please also join the workgroup mailing list(s) that concern your particular interests. You can test out editing in the sandbox if you'd like. If you need help to get going, the forums is one option. That's also where we discuss policy and proposals. You can ask any constable for help, too. Me, for instance! Just put a note on their "talk" page. Again, welcome and have fun! Hayford Peirce 01:39, 23 March 2010 (UTC)
Some ideas for contributions
Hi Nicholas, welcome aboard CZ. Hayford has already given you some hints as to how things work here in general, and I wish to add some more practical suggestions on what possibilities you have to contribute. For a start, I just took some of the keywords from the information you supplied upon registration, and display below the current state of related CZ articles (for icon documentation, see Template:Rpl/Doc):
- Biology : The science of life — of complex, self-organizing, information-processing systems living in the past, present or future.
- Biomaterials : Add brief definition or description
- Bionics : The application of biological principles in technical design.
- Starch : Add brief definition or description
- Electrospinning : Add brief definition or description
- Nanofibre : Add brief definition or description
- Production manager : Add brief definition or description
- Process technologist : Add brief definition or description
- Polymer : A compound of high molecular weight derived either by the addition of many smaller, similar molecules (monomers), or by the condensation of many smaller, similar molecules eliminating water, alcohol, etc.
- Biochemistry : The chemistry of living things; a field of both biology and chemistry.
- Bioorganic chemistry : Add brief definition or description
- Organic chemistry : The scientific study of the structure, properties, composition, reactions, and preparation (by synthesis or by other means) of chemical compounds of carbon and hydrogen, which may contain any number of other elements.
- Chemical engineering : The field of engineering that deals with industrial and natural processes involving the chemical, physical or biological transformation of matter or energy into forms useful for mankind, economically and safely without compromising the environment
Furthermore, in case you are involved in homework assignments (I know that is rare in industrial settings, but just in case), please consider doing so via Eduzendium articles.
Finally, you can help future newcomers by giving your feedback on the above suggestions. To do so, please leave a note on my talk page.
Looking forward to fruitful collaborative editing, --Daniel Mietchen 05:29, 23 March 2010 (UTC)