You may find this WHSL guide to research in the biomedical sciences helpful. Academic writing style is different to the style you use in business reports, or casual correspondence. You need to use formal language and spelling (no mobile phone text words!); be precise and very specific; use impersonal language; and to make use of active verbs, such as "attends" or "states" or "refutes". For more information, consult the excellent material on this subject from Deakin University, Australia.
Editing and proofreading your work is equally important before submitting your research report for examination.
Accredited Journals: To receive a subsidy and recognition for research output, you should select a journal which is commissioned from one of the lists below by the Department of Higher Education and Training. The Accredited Journals is a collection of journals indexed in Web of Science (Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index); the International Bibliography of Social Sciences (IBSS), the list of South African published journals, SciELO SA, Scopus and the Norwegian list (Level 2) of accredited journals. The following list contains the titles of each of the above accredited lists for 2017.
For your convenience we include a SEARCH ENGINE FOR ACCREDITED JOURNALS where ALL the accredited journal lists can be searched simultaneously. THE 2017 JOURNALS HAVE NOT YET BEEN UPDATED ON THIS SEARCH ENGINE. ~ (Courtesy of Corrie Breitenbach and Elize van Eldik, North-West University Library)