Scientific writing resources

Scientific writing aims to explain and assess complex ideas. Good scientific writing does this concisely, accurately, and elegantly.

Excellent writing is one of the most desirable attributes for scientific employers in New Zealand and globally. It is a highly transferable skill you can hone at uni, add to your CV and then apply in any job. Here are a few resources that can help:

Ecology Writing Guide– tips and techniques for writing essays, reports and exam answers

Write@Uni – what are the expectations for uni level writing? How do you get started?

How to summarise a research article