Graphical Abstract Examples

Academia has a problem. Seven thousand papers are published every day and let’s face it; no one has the time to read abstract after abstract to find the research that they’re seeking.

Here’s where Graphical Abstracts come in. A graphical abstract is a visual summary of a written abstract, aiming to quickly and clearly convey the key message.

Categories: Creative Methods, Dissemination, Focus Series, Journals, Presenting, Research, Uncategorised, Visuals

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Creative & Arts-Based Methods: Focus for June & July

We’ll build on the May theme of visuals and visualizations by looking at a wide range of creative & arts-based research methods in June and July. We’ll explore all stages of research, from design to dissemination and look at examples that use qualitative, quantitative, multimodal, and mixed methods. Follow the unfolding series through this link, […]

Categories: Comics, Creative Methods, Creativity, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Dissemination, Focus Series, Research Skills, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Visual Maps, Visuals

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Create Graphical Abstracts to Reach New Audiences

A MethodSpace focus for May is on ways to use visuals to represent key ideas, themes in the data, and results of the study, in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research and evaluation.  It is common for researchers to create data visualizations to present findings. In this series we are taking a further step to look at […]

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Introducing the Get Creative Webinar Panel: Helen Kara

MethodSpace will host a webinar on July 18 at 10 am EDT, 8 am PDT, or at the time in your zone.  Get Creative! Research with Pictures & Stories will feature a lively virtual panel discussion with Melissa Nolas, Helen Kara, and me. Read the series of MethodSpace posts on arts-based, visual, and creative methods. […]

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Data in the News: Rising Cost of Prescription Drugs

Scandals involving price increases for prescription drugs have become increasingly common in the past five years. In 2015 there was widespread outrage when the drug Daraprim, a drug used to treat malaria and parasitic infections overnight, went from $13.50 a tablet to $750 a tablet. Similarly two whistleblowers exposed the practices of Questcor Pharmaceuticals, now Mallinckrodt, to […]

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Get Creative! Research with Pictures & Stories MethodSpace Live webinar

Let’s engage in real-time and have a conversation about thought-provoking approaches to creative methods! MethodSpace is going live with a series of webinars, and the first one is Get Creative! Research with Pictures & Stories. Register now and join us for a webinar panel on July 18, 2019.

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Try Out – and Build On – Our Social Science Terminology Service

The social and sciences have always come with their fair share of jargon. Territoriality. Kinesics. Affective events theory. Pygmalion effect. Dystopia. Cacotopia. Those last two even mean the same thing. Sometimes it seems like doing social science means learning another language. As the world’s largest independent social science publisher, we love busting jargon at SAGE. […]

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