•Clearly describe the scientific basis of the work undertaken  

•Introduce subject area immediately within the context of the project.

•Highlight key issues / gaps in the literature / understanding developing an argument for the aims and objectives

•Refer to past literature (gathered during literature review) (Vancouver referencing)

•Include a brief statement of aim & objectives

•Include at the end of the introduction section

•Aim – What you hope to achieve

•Objective – how you will achieve this –  the last lines of this section should succinctly  

     state the general formulation approach adopted in the project and mention the  

     analytical method/s undertaken.