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  • November 2014

Communication Tips | Data Sources | Data Visualization | Educational Resources | Relevant Events | Stakeholder Listings

COMMUNICATION TIPS

How to write a science news story based on a research paper

Read the Guardian's how-to guide for helpful hints on translating research to news.

Writing Research: Clarify Your Abstract
Writing a good abstract is key to getting your paper accepted for publications and presentations. Click here for a helpful guide on improving your abstract.

PopPov PowerPoint Template
Download a blank PopPov PowerPoint template for presentations.

Webinar on Making Effective Presentations About Research
On Dec. 20, 2011, Julie DaVanzo of RAND (julie@rand.org) conducted a webinar on how to make effective presentations about research. The one-hour training included how to: select material, develop and signal the structure, incorporate appropriate graphics, reorganize and correct common problems of chart design, design effective slides, present multivariate analyses, and wrap-up a presentation.
  • Download (right-click and save) the archived recording of the webinar to view it. (NOTE: Recording playback requires Flash 9.0.28 or higher. If your computer does not have Flash installed, you will be prompted to install it before playback begins).
  • Download the PowerPoint presentation notes.

Webinar on Best Practices for Presenters
Andy Goodman gave an hour-long session on how to more effectively communicate data-driven research at the Fifth Annual PopPov Research Conference.
  • Download Andy Goodman's book, Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes.

DATA SOURCES

DATA VISUALIZATION

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

RELEVANT EVENTS

Download a listing of upcoming events that are of interest to the Population and Poverty Research Network.

STAKEHOLDER LISTINGS

These stakeholder listings serve to facilitate the dissemination of research results and recommendations to the appropriate stakeholders in government, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector.

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