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Scientific Writing

 When writing for a specific journal or scientific society make sure to check the author instructions section. This will tell the write how to set up the paper including the way references should appear. Below are suggested publications to guide you on writing specific types of publications.

According to the American Medical Writers Association the purpose of a meeting abstract is to create a summarized version of research conducted and should include methods, results and implications of the research study. 

Keep in mind there is usually a strict word limit so writing about the most essential parts of the research is very important.

Here are the basics needed in your meeting abstract write up:

  1. Title
  2. Background
  3. Methods
  4. Results
  5. Conclusions/Discussions
    See AMWA blog for even more help!

Below are a selection of articles on how to write meeting abstracts: