This guide © The Learning Centre 1999. Prepared by Clare Offner & Pam Mort, September 1999.
1. We thank Dr. Will Rifkin (Science Communication Program) for clarifying the use of ‘I’ in academic writing and giving permission to include his advice in this brochure.
These books and others are located at The Learning Centre.
Day, R.A. Scientific English-A Guide for Scientists and Other Professionals. Oryx Press, 1992.
Lindsay, D. A Guide to Scientific Writing 2nd ed. Longman, 1995.
Eisenberg, A. Effective Technical Communication, 2nd ed. McGraw-Hill, 1992.
Winkle A and Hart B, Report Writing Style Guide for Engineering Students, 3rd ed. Faculty of Engineering, Flexible Learning Centre, University of South Australia, 1996.