It goes without saying that research has greater impact when more people have access to it. In a distracted, multilingual world we often struggle to get important research findings into the hands of those who can use what we’ve learned. As Dr. Tullio Rossi of Animate Your Science points out, visuals help us reach across disciplines and across academia-public divides to find new readers. Rossi advocates for graphical and video abstracts as a visual communication strategy. You can read a couple of Animate Your Science blog posts that explain this practice and show examples. Dr. Rossi discussed some of these ideas in this interview:
More MethodSpace posts about visuals in research communications:
- Analysing Politics, Protest, and Digital Popular Culture
- Photovoice and Visual Data: Articles
- How to present numeric data
- Meet Drs. Jean Breny and Shannon McMorrow, July Mentors in Residence
- Creative & Collaborative Action Research: Keep Talking
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