“After almost 10 years of working on it I couldn’t possibly come up with a full list of all the people who had helped,” he said.
By this author: A history of cats and academia By this author: The weird world of academic Twitter Such oddness in acknowledgements is not new.
When you have finally finished writing the draft of your paper, it is time to recognize the different people who have contributed or have been helpful in making your project real.
However, it can be a difficult thing to list everyone who has participated in your project in this or that way.
Departments and publishers have guidelines and standards for how such acknowledgements should be phrased.
Likewise, some funding bodies provide guidelines as to how their contribution should be credited. I thank my fellow labmates in Northwestern Vision Group: Gang Hua, Ting Yu, Zhimin Fan, Shengyang Dai, Junsong Yuan, Jiang Xu, Jialue Fan, and Neelabh Gupta, for the stimulating discussions, for the sleepless nights we were working together before deadlines, and for all the fun we have had in the last four years. Qiong Liu, for offering me the summer internship opportunities in their groups and leading me working on diverse exciting projects.Generally, acknowledgements contain the following elements: Below are three examples of acknowledgements for research publications.Different funding bodies and publishers may have different preferences as to how acknowledgements should be phrased.Besides, you do not know how you can thank these people without compromising the principles and standards of academic writing.In this situation, you would better consult authoritative sources, and the article below can help you with that.Thanks go to Helen Eaton and Samuel Guiton for their assistance in data collection.We would like to thank the Roche Research Foundation (Switzerland), Harry Crossley Foundation, and National Research Foundation (South Africa) for financial support during this study.The help that the writer has received from persons or institutions during the research and writing process is often acknowledged in the finished text.Below, advice is given on how to write such acknowledgements in academic texts.