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Write Your Lab Report

Write Your Lab Report

  • Diana Hopkins - Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), Freelance Consultant
  • Tom Reid - Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), Freelance Consultant
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March 2020 | 148 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Lab reports are used across a range of subjects, and they require very different skills to writing essays or literature reviews. Get the know-how you need to avoid losing marks and write your report with ease.
  • Understand the structure so you know what’s different before you start
  • Avoid wasting time with insider tips on style and content 
  • Check your final report so you submit your best work.

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What is a lab report for?
What are the different sections in a lab report?
What different types of lab report are there?
How do I start writing my lab report?
What style of writing do I use?
What visuals can I use in my lab report?
How and where do I refer to published work?
How much do I write?
What is my tutor looking for?
How can I check I have done a good job?


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Watch our Super Quick introduction to writing a lab report with one of the authors, Diana Hopkins.

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