How To Write Results And Discussions Section In A Research Paper?

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How To Write Results And Discussions Section In A Research Paper?

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Showcase your findings in a well-structured results and discussion section that maximizes your research and grabs the attention of top journals.

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1 hour


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6 modules

What you learn

The difference between the results and discussion sections

How to write great effective results and discussion sections

Choosing the most suitable format to present your results

Using tables and figures to maximize the impact of your findings

The dos and don’ts while writing the tricky discussions section

How to quickly assess your writing using a checklist for each section


A well-presented results section coupled with a convincing discussion can go a long way in persuading journal editors and reviewers of the novelty and importance of your study. However, these can also be the most challenging sections to get right. This is why, our in-depth course is designed to handhold you through the nitty-gritties of these sections so you can maximize your research and drive impact!

This program comes with expert advice, practical tips and quick assessments to provide you with a well-structured approach to crafting results and discussion sections that work for you. With modules on the fundamentals of each section, presentation and format, and the dos and don’ts when showcasing your findings, this course helps you craft the results and discussion sections to truly showcase your research and emphasize its significance.

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LECTURE 1 |Video



LECTURE 2 |Video

Meet your instructor

4 mins

LECTURE 3 |Video

Results and discussion: A quick overview

5 mins

LECTURE 4 |Video

How to write a great results section

20 mins

LECTURE 5 |Video

How to craft an ideal discussion section

12 mins

LECTURE 6 |Video

Wrapping it all up: Results vs. Discussion

6 mins

Instructors (2)

Dr. Jacob Wickham - R Upskill Training Instructor

Dr. Jacob Wickham

Assistant Professor, Institute of Zoology at Chinese Academy of Sciences; Academic Trainer at Editage; Senior Editor at Integrative Zoology, with 10+ years of academic experience

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Dr. Jacob Wickham, Managing Editor of the journal Integrative Zoology, is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Zoology in the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Entomology in Rutgers University. An award-winning and celebrated zoologist, Dr. Wickham has over 15 years of experience in academic publishing and had published several papers in high impact…

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Kouider MAKHLOUF Makhlouf

It is greate taking a lot of information from this brief course.