You want to have the majority of your documents before beginning the writing process
Helps to keep you in your writing flow
The University of Ottawa Student Academic Success Service (SASS) offers many resources and services to help with the writing process. Below we have outlined a couple of PDF handouts that may be particularly helpful for your assignments. You can visit their handouts page to view additional documents that may interest you.
Outlines research strategies such as brainstorming, evaluating source material, and keeping a reading journal.
If you have any questions while writing your report, SASS offers the ability to chat with a writing advisor through the academic writing help centre (AWHC). Visit the AWHC homepage to view the hours and instructions of the service.
There are many great books that offer guidance for writing in the sciences and engineering. We have highlighted some books that you may want to look at before starting to write your report.
Writing for Science and Engineering by Heather Silyn-Roberts
Publication Date: 2012-10-12
Student Guide to Research in the Digital Age by Leslie F. Stebbins
Publication Date: 2005-12-30
Scientific Papers and Presentations by Martha Davis; Kaaron Joann Davis; Marion Dunagan