Research Abstracts

Are you applying to present your research project at a conference or submitting it for publication? If yes, you will most likely have to submit a research abstract. Here's a quick introduction that will teach you all about abstracts.

Navigate through the module below to learn...

  • What is a research abstract?
  • How to write an effective abstract
  • The difference between an ineffective and effective abstract

You can also view sample abstracts for your particular field of study and explore the various components of an abstract.

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Authors: Mary Tran Contributors: Taylor Harper, Caitlin Meyer, Shannon Roux, Doug Worsham