Month: January 2012

Writing your thesis or report – where to start?

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In this series of articles, I will be providing advice to college and university students, especially those in graduate school, on writing technical reports, theses and papers. This information should also be useful to practicing scientists and engineers working in government, corporations or consulting. In general, the standard of technical writing in professional practice is woefully inadequate; consequently the professional who seeks to achieve a level of writing expertise comparable to their excellent technical skills will have a distinct advantage over the competition.   Read the rest of this entry »