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Week 7: Academic Writing

This week's lecture will centre on advice for writing your research project. This will address issues of content, style, presentation and plagiarism.

Note: Please refer to Week 1's lecture (available on Lecture Capture) for writing the research project including what you should be trying to achieve.

For more general writing advice, particularly with respect to structure, style, and plaigarism, refer to the Undergraduate Handbook, particularly the following pages:

Essay Writing Checklist

Presentation and Referencing


For the avoidance of doubt, there is no set structure you are required to follow. It is up to you to decide how best to organise the writing, and there are many different ways this can be done successfully.