Writing Abstracts For Research Project

What is an abstract?

An abstract is self-contained summary of a project that is discipline-specific, audience-specific, and includes searchable keywords.

Information included in an abstract?

  1. motivation/significance
  2. problem/purpose
  3. methodology
  4. conclusion
  5. implication

Tips for writing abstracts

  • determine your primary audience
  • establish the importance of your project
  • be clear and concise, and use language suitable to your audience
  • discuss your abstract with your faculty mentor

 

Resources

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resourece/656/1/

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/752/04/

https://users.ece.cmu.edu/~koopman/essays/abstract.html

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