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How to write a superb literature review:
This Nature article asks researchers to explain the work they did to make their literature reviews effective.
"Literature reviews are important resources for scientists. They provide historical context for a field while offering opinions on its future trajectory. Creating them can provide inspiration for one’s own research, as well as some practice in writing..." Read the full article here.
The IFIS Expert Guide to Journal Publishing.
Publishing research and scholarly work in a highly regarded journal is a key part of academic careers. Finding a journal that will not only accept your work, but deliver it to an appropriately interested audience that will appreciate and find value in your contribution is an even greater achievement. In this guide IFIS talks you through the process of choosing a journal and preparing to submit, discover more here.
Your essential ‘how-to’ guide to writing good abstracts.
This LSE blog gives you 7 useful tips for writing a good abstract in the form of a simple and digestible ‘how-to’ guide, check it out here.
Discussion and conclusion: how to write effective discussion sections
This article authored by John Ayric Gray on the AME Medical Journal provides an instructional review about how to write effective discussion sections for original medical research articles. Read Gray's insightful article here.