Watch: How to Write a Great Research Paper
Simon Peyton Jones of Microsoft Research gave a guest lecture in 2013, where he explained his method for writing a research paper. While he’s a computer programmer, not a college student, his advice applies to anyone who struggles with writing assignments. Take a look and get an expert opinions on how to write a research paper.
His seven suggestions are as follows:
- Start writing early.
- Convey a useful idea.
- Tell a story.
- Show your contribution.
- Relate your work to others’ work.
- Put your reader first.
- Find readers and listen to them.
Watch it. It’s worth a half hour of your time.