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5 Tips on How to Write a Good Results Section

If you’re writing a dissertation, you shouldn’t be surprised to learn that the results section is fairly important. After all, it’s where you present your findings – the fruits of your researc...

Word Choice: Hoard vs. Horde

Homophones are words that sound alike when spoken, but have different meanings. To make life even more confusing, many homophones are spelled differently too. Like ‘hoard’ and ‘horde’. If Engl...

How to Use the Word ‘However’

The word ‘however’ is used a lot in academic writing, particularly when introducing a contrast or comparison. But ‘however’ has more than one meaning, so you should take care when using it. Ho...

Harvard Referencing: 4 Things You Need to Know

Maybe you’ve already used Harvard citations in an essay and think you know everything. Maybe you’re a newcomer looking for guidance. Or maybe you’re here by accident (hello stranger!) and you’...