Produced by the University of Manchester, this guide is designed primarily for non-native speakers of English. It provides a range of examples of academic English in a variety of contexts, including introductions, reporting the literature, critical evaluation, describing methods, reporting results, discussing findings, and writing conclusions.
This guide to writing an academic paper or thesis is particularly aimed at business student. Written by EconBiz, it covers the whole process from identifying a research question and literature searching, to referencing and editing.
Free online advice from Purdue University on all aspects of academic writing, including creating a thesis statement, proofreading your work, technical paper writing, literary analysis and criticism, conducting research, and citations.
When you write an experimental report, or draft a thesis chapter, you need to choose which tense, or tenses, to use. This flyer from the University of Melbourne makes you more conscious of what the choice of verb tense involves.
There are also two videos on Lynda.com that you might find useful:
This guide is is primarily intended for use by Cranfield staff, but will be helpful for writing assignments and theses as well. It will help ensure your writing is consistent in matters such as capital letters, abbreviations, hyphens and naming conventions.