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A resource for students wanting to improve their academic and research skills.

Getting Started

SPARK: Student Papers and Academic Research Kit, is your guide to successful academic papers.

SPARK modules:

  • Can be completed in a few minutes each
  • Focus on research, writing, and learning
  • Include examples, templates, videos, and more

SPARK can help at any point in the preparation of your paper.

To begin, select a module from one of the tabs above.

Attribution and Licence

SPARK content has been adapted from SPARK at York University ( and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial - ShareAlike 4.0 License. Creative Commons License