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Technical writing skills

Depending on your field of study, there are different types of articles and formats you’ll need to master. The LaTeX typesetting system, for example, has proven to be a powerful tool for researchers in fields where tables, figures, and formulae are regular manuscript features. Like any technology, there are tips and tricks that can make it easier to use. In this beginners’ guide, we walk you through them. 

Total Time
5+ hours
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  • English

What you will learn

  • Practical advice to get you started
  • Guidance on using the system
  • Some golden rules and common mistakes
6 modules
1 h
Technical writing skills

How to write for an interdisciplinary audience

As a researcher, you may have a story to tell that contributes not just to members of your own specific field of study, but that is of interest to a wider international interdisciplinary audienc
1 h
Technical writing skills

An editor’s guide to writing a review article

Writing a compelling review article is about more than picking an interesting topic and gathering the latest references.
1 h
Technical writing skills

How to write case reports

Case reports provide valuable information by throwing light on rare and unusual clinical presentations, symptoms or diseases.
1 h
Technical writing skills

Systematic reviews 101

Systematic reviews are used to rigorously analyze and aggregate current research to answer a question based on making best use of existing evidence rather than commissioning new primary studies.
28 m
Technical writing skills

Make the most of your research: publish your data & methods

From data collection, sampling choices and methodological considerations, there are many parts of your research that deserve more attention than they get in traditional journal articles.
40 m
Technical writing skills

Beginners’ guide to writing a manuscript in LaTeX

Everything you need to know about using LaTeX to ensure your formula-heavy manuscript has a professional polish.