Tips For Writing

How to switch between active and passive writing

When you write something, you choose a voice for your text – a style that applies throughout – and it can be active or passive. For centuries, academic writing has favored the passive voice, but what does that mean? And how can you use it effectively? In the active voice, the emphasis is on the … Read the full story

9 top tips for writing an excellent paper

You’ve spent hundreds of hours collecting results and analyzing data, and you’re close to the end of your research journey. There’s just one final hurdle: writing the manuscript. There’s a lot riding on your final publication, since it’s your chance to share your research with your peers and it will build the body of scientific … Read the full story