How to write a great research paper

Academic resource

Simon Peyton Jones

This talk offers seven simple, concrete suggestions for how to improve your research papers. You may also find my talks on how to write a great research proposal and how to give a great research talk useful.

  • Powerpoint slides of the talk: PDF PPT (you should feel free to repurpose these slides for your own use as long as you acknowledge ownership)
  • Another video of the talk (shorter: 34 mins), Cambridge Computer Lab, Spring 2013, with thanks to Neil Dodgson for the editing and production.
  • Slides translated into Arabic (Suzan Alkhodair),  Japanese (KADO Masanori), and another Japanese version
  • I have also collected a set of links to other useful material about technical writing, on the Other Resources tab
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How to write a great research proposal

How to give a great research talk


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