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Handbook in Journal Publication

How To Write Methods Section In Research Paper?

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Sneha KulkarniEditor-in-Chief, Editage Insights; Publication Coach

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Establish the reproducibility of your study and enhance your credibility with detailed instructions, insightful videos, and expert advice and guidelines on writing an effective, well-structured methods section.

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30 mins



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6 modules

What you learn

How to draft a well-written methods section

Enhancing the credibility of your research

Using tips, checklists, videos, and expert guidelines for this section

The nitty-gritties of writing an effective materials and methods section

The key components of the methods section

Including ethical information in this section


The methods section of a manuscript is like a roadmap leading to the core of your research, guiding readers along the journey you took to find the answer to your research question. A key section of your manuscript, it contains the essential details other scientists need to replicate the experiments of your study and helps those outside the academic community understand your study better.

This program, in the form of a handbook, will help you craft a comprehensive, easy-to-understand materials and methods section. Get expert insights and advice on how to add ethical information in your work, including other detailed dos and don’ts when writing this section. With in-depth videos, and a handy checklist, this handbook acts as the perfect guide to writing a well-structured methods section, which establishes the robustness and reproducibility of your study.

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LECTURE 1 |Document/Slides

Of recipes and materials & methods

5 mins

LECTURE 2 |Document/Slides

What comprises this section?

5 mins

LECTURE 3 |Document/Slides

Ethical concerns

5 mins

LECTURE 4 |Document/Slides

Dos and Don’ts when presenting the materials and methods

5 mins

LECTURE 5 |Document/Slides

A checklist for a final once-over

5 mins

LECTURE 6 |Document/Slides


5 mins

Instructor (1)

Sneha Kulkarni - R Upskill Training Instructor

Sneha Kulkarni

Editor-in-Chief, Editage Insights; Publication Coach

8 courses by this instructor

Sneha’s interest in the communication of research led her to her current role of developing and designing content for researchers and authors. She publishes articles and creates educational content that provides researchers and authors insights into the latest developments and trends in the publishing industry. She is also passionate about teaching ESL and EFL teaching.

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