Purpose of this site:

Help you gain proficiency with writing Practical Laboratory Reports.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the various sections of a scientific report.
  • Identify what individual report sections require.
  • Develop report writing skills examining the examples provided.
  • Complete all sections of the website to further consolidate report writing skills.




Steve and James, Stage 2 Med Sci students

Tips for writing high quality reports




Rachel has a PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Auckland specialising in neuropharmacology. She is the coordinator for MEDSCI 307 Neuroscience: Neuropharmacology and MEDSCI 306 Principles of Toxicology. Rachel has a decade of experience teaching undergraduate students in laboratories and lectures and estimates she has marked more than 6000 lab reports to date!