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Write Your Lab Report

Write Your Lab Report

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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.

Super Quick Skills provide the essential building blocks you need to succeed at university - fast. Packed with practical, positive advice on core academic and life skills, you’ll discover focused tips and strategies to use straight away. Whether it’s writing great essays, understanding referencing or managing your wellbeing, find out how to build good habits and progress your skills throughout your studies.

  • Learn core skills quickly
  • Apply right away and see results
  • Succeed in your studies and life.

Super Quick Skills give you the foundations you need to confidently navigate the ups and downs of university life.

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?


A Super Quick Skills Video

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

Diana Hopkins

Diana Hopkins is a linguist, teacher trainer, and author who has taught in higher education institutions across the world. Her book, Grammar for IELTS, has sold over 200,000 copies. She is now Course Leader in the Academic Skills Centre at The University of Bath, and a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). More About Author

Tom Reid

Tom Reid is Course Leader, Syllabus Developer and Senior Teaching Fellow in the Academic Skills Centre, University of Bath. He is a management specialist, and has designed and directed academic skills programmes at universities including Kent at Canterbury and Bath Spa. He is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).  More About Author

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ISBN: 9781529718980