In This Section
Information about different types of reports, including proposals, short reports, case studies, lab reports, memos, progress/interim reports, specification documents and writing for electronic media.
Overview: What is genre is in scientific writing?
Understanding Genre: An explanation of the role of genre and how to use these pages. Essential reading for students prior to reading the other pages.
Short Reports: A general description of the format for a short report.
Proposals: A description of the goals and general structure of the proposal.
Case Studies: A page on the function and general format of case studies.
Lab Reports: A description of a general format for lab reports which can be adapted as needed.
Progress/Interim Reports: A page describing the general function of progress/interim reports.