No matter how novel your research, or how much time you’ve invested in your work, you still need to pay attention to some basic writing rules if you want to get published.
Our writing skills modules contain some helpful advice so you can ensure poor use of language or sloppy article structure doesn’t let you down.
You will discover the 10 most common mistakes researchers make in their manuscripts, from ambiguity and inconsistency to incorrect referencing. And then, of course, there’s the ethics issue of plagiarism….
We also look at the topic of manuscript language in detail, and offer some advice on where you can find support to improve it.