Finnish | Phrases - Academic | Closing

Closing - Summarizing

We opened this paper by noting…
Aloitimme tutkimuksemme huomaamalla...
Used to begin a summary of the thesis
The foregoing discussion has attempted to…
Edellinen keskustelu on pyrkinyt...
Used to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
The hypotheses were tested with data covering…
Hypoteesit testattiin aineistolla, joka koski...
Used to describe the data you used and how it aided your arguments
To sum up…
Yhteenvetona...
Used as a general opening to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
In summary, …
Yhteenvetona...
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…
Uskomme, että tutkimuksemme edistää ... tekijöiden akateemista ymmärtämistä...
Used to give an overview of the thesis and to state the main outcome of the thesis
All in all…
Kaiken kaikkiaan
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
By and large…
Yleisesti ottaen
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
…leads us to the conclusion that…
...johtaa meidät siihen lopputulokseen, että...
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
The arguments given above prove that…
Yllä olevat perustelut todistavat, että...
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
We can see then, that…
Näemme siis, että...
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
All of this points to the fact that…
Kaikki tämä viittaa siihen, että...
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
Understanding...can help reveal…
... ymmärtäminen voi auttaa ... avaamisessa...
Used to give evidence, which further supports your conclusion
On balance…
Kaiken kaikkiaan
Used to give an unbiased assessment of your findings
A number of restrictions of our study and areas for future research should be mentioned…
Tutkielmaamme liittyvät rajoitukset on hyvä mainita tulevia tutkimuksia varten...
Comes in the conclusion of the thesis to acknowledge any limiting factors
Thus, our thesis is that there are a number of factors that…
Täten, väitteemme on, että nämä eri tekijät...
Used to give a definite conclusion
Clearly, some of propositions that we have offered are not entirely unique…
Selvästikään kaikki esitetyt ehdotukset eivät ole täysin omaperäisiä...
Used to acknowledge borrowed ideas
However, we submit that the contribution of our paper rests on three areas…
Kuitenkin, esitämme, että tutkimuksemme panos vaikuttaa kolmella alueella...
Used to emphasize the main conclusions of the thesis
Our study serves as a window to an understanding of the process…
Tutkimuksemme toimii ikkunana kohti ... prosessin parempaa ymmärtämistä...
Used to express what the thesis aimed to explain