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The book by Dawson is recommended, but the following general texts on projects and communication skills may also be of help.
  • R. Barrass. Scientists must write. Chapman and Hall, 1978, ISBN 0-412-15430-7
  • G. V. Carey. Mind the Stop. Penguin, 1971, ISBN 0-140-51072-9
  • J. Comfort. Effective Presentations. Oxford University Press, 1995, ISBN 0-194-57065-7
  • C. W. Dawson. Computing Projects - A Student's Guide. Prentice-Hall, 2000, ISBN 0-13-021972-X (Recommended)
  • H. W. Fowler and R. W. Burchfield. New Fowler's Modern English Usage. Oxford University Press, 1996 (third edition), ISBN 0-198-69126-2
  • C. Goodworth. Effective Speaking and Presentations. Wyvern Business Library, 1980
  • Sir E. Gowers. The Complete Plain Words. Penguin, 1987, ISBN 0-140-51199-7
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology. General information about membership and professional issues, consulted August 2013
  • A. Legout. How to give a good talk. INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, consulted August 2013
  • E. H. Magill. Undertaking a Project. University of Stirling, March 2016
  • L. Reynolds. Presentation of Data in Science. Martinus Nijhof, 1983
  • Royal Literary Fund. Dissertation Writing, consulted September 2016
  • J. A. Sharp and K. Howard. The Management of a Student Research Project. Gower, 1996 (second edition)
  • L. S. Smith. Preparing A Poster. University of Stirling, October 2015
  • W. Strunk, Jr. The Elements of Style. Allyn and Bacon, 1995 (third edition), ISBN 0-205-19158-4
    (on-line version)
  • L. Truss. Eats, Shoots and Leaves. Fourth Estate, 2009, ISBN 978-0007329069.
  • C. Turk. Effective Speaking. E. and F. N. Spon Ltd., 1985
  • E. H. Magill. Research Themes in Computing Science. University of Stirling, March 2016
  • S. B. Jones. Technical Writing. University of Stirling, March 2017
  • G. T. Vardaman. Making Successful Presentations. AMACOM, 1981

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