Improved Academic Writing

More resources on other websites

  • Academic Phrasebank - from The University of Manchester [click here]
  • Become your own editor - from The University of South Australia [click here]
  • Academic English online [click here]
  • How to write an introduction - UNE - [click here]
  • How to write a conclusion - UNE [click here]
  • How to structure a paragraph
  • How to create authoritative voice in your writing - Dr Inger Mewburn [click here]
  • Writing for science - University of Leicester [click here]
  • Writing academically - University of Reading [click here]
  • How to write paragraphs - [writing for research]
  • Click here for more info on lab reports (Univ of Toronto)
  • Designing Conference posters - by Colin Purrington [click here]
  • Andy Field's handout "How to produce a lab report in APA style" [click here]
  • Strunk, W., Jr., & White, E. B. (1979). The elements of style (3rd ed.). New York: Macmillan. [full text]
  • Whitesides, G. M. (2004). Whitesides' group: writing a paper. Advanced Materials, 16(15), 1375-1377. [www]
  • Marjon Generic Grade Descriptors [click here]
  • Learn to type [click here]

Further Reading

  • Becker, H. S. (2008). Writing for social scientists: How to start and finish your thesis, book, or article. University of Chicago Press.
  • Heard, S. B. (2016). The scientist's guide to writing: how to write more easily and effectively throughout your scientific career. Princeton University Press. [google books]