RM Unit-5 Research Reports (Significance of Research Report (reports…
RM Unit-5 Research Reports
Structure and Components of Research Report
Review of literature
Materials and methods
Types of Report
Technical or Scientific
Thesis and Dissertation
Significance of Research Report
formulates a new
helps to share
original research work
with other scientists
for further analysis
the results of the experiment with others
other author's work.
for future studies.
within a discipline.
used to display the
experiment, investigation or inquiry.
methods and techniques.
gain a new idea
a research problem.
The discovery can be used for
The discoveries facilitates
Referencing in academic writing
References present complete citation referred to in the text of the report.
It is also called Bibliography
style is the citation style used by scientific journals
Author surname, Initials. Year. Edition (if not the first). Publisher, Place of publication, Page number.
eg: Rang, H.P., Dale, M.M. and Ritter, J.M. 2003. Pharmacology. 5th Edition. Churchill Living Stone, Edin burg. 236p.
Author surname,Initials. Year. Title of article. Title of journal, Volume number (Issue number): page numbers.
Eg: Ragavendra, B.S., Prathibha, K.P. and Vijaya, V.A.2011. Larvicidal efficacy of Eugenia jambolana Linn. Journal of Entomology, 8(5): 491-496.
Author surname initials (if available). Title of website (internet). Place of publication: Publisher; Date of first publication (Date of last update; cited date). Available from: URL.
Eg: George Samsung, Rosy Chris. HIV.MediNet. 1/15/2004. Available from:
Mechanism of writing a research report
Minimize the use of
in the required places.
Revise and rewrite.
must provide a
of the findings.
must be appropriate and in accordance with the objective.
It should be free from
Must present the
of the subject matter.
Must be an attempt to
some intellectual problems.
must be prepared and
appended at the end.
neat and clear
whether typed or printed.
It should state the
relating to the problem under consideration.
should be enlisted in respect of all the technical data in the report.
of sources are needed.
Prepared by: Srinivas Adapa (183030001)