How to write a well-structured research report
Everything you need to know to create a concise, effective and focused research report, including what to present in it to maximize impact.
What will you learn?
- The importance of writing a research report
- The basics of structuring a research report
- What to include in each section of the report
- Essential dos and don’ts to consider
You’ve been working on a research that may be truly path-breaking and deserves the widest audience. But for that, it needs to be presented in an articulate and purposeful manner so that it gets noticed amongst thousands of others. If you’re wondering how to make your research report stand apart, this course is for you!
This short course covers everything you need to know about how to write an effective and concise research report. It focuses on how you can structure the framework of the report, while ensuring the premise of your research remains relevant throughout. You will also learn what to present and how to present, to drive maximum impact for your research. By the end of the program, you will be able to create a report that showcases your research findings and implications, and presents accurate and complete information for other scientists to evaluate or repeat in their own work.
What topics will you cover?
Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Objectives of this program
Lecture 3: Purpose of a research report
Lecture 4: Structure of a research report
Lecture 5: Front matter of the report
Lecture 6: Main text of the report
Lecture 7: Back matter of the report
Lecture 8: Final checks
Lecture 9: Summary
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