English | Phrases - Academic | Closing

Closing - Summarizing

Aloitimme tutkimuksemme huomaamalla...
We opened this paper by noting…
Used to begin a summary of the thesis
Edellinen keskustelu on pyrkinyt...
The foregoing discussion has attempted to…
Used to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
Hypoteesit testattiin aineistolla, joka koski...
The hypotheses were tested with data covering…
Used to describe the data you used and how it aided your arguments
Yhteenvetona...
To sum up…
Used as a general opening to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
Yhteenvetona...
In summary, …
Used as a general opening to describe the what you have tried to achieve in the thesis

Closing - Concluding

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