Dutch | Phrases - Academic | Closing

Closing - Summarizing

We opened this paper by noting…
We zijn dit werkstuk begonnen met de these ...
Used to begin a summary of the thesis
The foregoing discussion has attempted to…
De voorafgaande discussie heeft getracht te ...
Used to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
The hypotheses were tested with data covering…
De hypothesen werden getoetst met behulp van gegevens die ... omvatten.
Used to describe the data you used and how it aided your arguments
To sum up…
Samengevat ...
Used as a general opening to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
In summary, …
Samenvattend ...
Used as a general opening to describe the what you have tried to achieve in the thesis

Closing - Concluding

We feel that our study enhances academic understanding of the factors…
Wij denken dat onze studie het academische begrip voor de factoren van ... vergroten kan.
Used to give an overview of the thesis and to state the main outcome of the thesis
All in all…
Al met al ...
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
By and large…
Over het geheel ...
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
…leads us to the conclusion that…
... leidt ons tot de conclusie dat ...
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
The arguments given above prove that…
De bovengenoemde argumenten bewijzen dat ...
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
We can see then, that…
Voor ons wordt daaruit duidelijk dat ...
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
All of this points to the fact that…
Alles wijst erop dat ...
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
Understanding...can help reveal…
Het begrip voor ... kan helpen ... te openbaren.
Used to give evidence, which further supports your conclusion
On balance…
Over het geheel genomen ...
Used to give an unbiased assessment of your findings
A number of restrictions of our study and areas for future research should be mentioned…
Een reeks van beperkingen in onze studie en de daaruit ontstane toekomstige onderzoeksgebieden moeten op deze plaats worden genoemd ...
Comes in the conclusion of the thesis to acknowledge any limiting factors
Thus, our thesis is that there are a number of factors that…
Daarom luidt onze these dat er een reeks van factoren is, die ...
Used to give a definite conclusion
Clearly, some of propositions that we have offered are not entirely unique…
Natuurlijk zijn sommige van de door ons aangeboden voorstellen niet geheel uniek ...
Used to acknowledge borrowed ideas
However, we submit that the contribution of our paper rests on three areas…
Wij denken echter dat ons werkstuk op drie gebieden een bijdrage heeft geleverd ...
Used to emphasize the main conclusions of the thesis
Our study serves as a window to an understanding of the process…
Onze studie dient als mogelijkheid om het proces van ... te begrijpen.
Used to express what the thesis aimed to explain