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Introduction to "A short example of how to use LaTeX for scientific reports"

Stephen J. Eglen


This short article summarises my reasons for writing a short \LaTeX\ document to act as a template for scientific reports. This document was used as a basis of practical session with Masters students who wished to learn to use \LaTeX\ for their reports. The outcome was quite successful in that many more students are now using \LaTeX for their reports, often using the document as a template.

The introductory document is attached below as Updates to this material will be available from here.

Stephen Eglen is a lecturer at the University of Cambridge in the field of Computational Biology. A regular user of LaTeX since 1990, he can be reached at .

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