HOW TO WRITE A PROJECT ABSTRACT

Writing a good (project) abstract is a formidable undertaking and many novice researchers wonder how it is possible to condense months of work into 300 to 400 words. Nevertheless, creating a well-written abstract is a skill that can be learned and mastering the skill will increase the probability that your research will be selected for presentation. Often when asked to write a project, report or article, you will be required to include an abstract. This is usually a very concise summary of what the report or article is about and is usually placed before the body of your writing. The abstract can be read to get a quick overview. It tells the reader what to expect in your work and it should be based on all you have written.

Definitions: The word abstract comes from the Latin abstractum , which means a condensed form of a longer piece of writing. There are two main types of abstract:
(1) Descriptive
(2) Informative abstract. The type of abstract you write depends on your discipline area.Read More>>

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