Section 1 – Disinformation & ‘fake news’ Report- Visual Summary

In this blog post, we take a look at Section 1 of the ‘Disinformation and ‘fake news’ report. We highlight the key findings in a visual summary. This is the first in a series of seven posts. In July 2018, the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media…

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Public Health Visual Summary for Dr Amy Barnes, Sheffield Uni

This blog post focuses on the step-by-step process of producing a visual summary for Dr Amy Barnes titled ‘Public Health Across the UK Nations: Policy and systems since national devolution’. Step 1: Introductory Call & Research Consultation The first step in producing the visual summary was…

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Policy Brief for Dr Connelly, GLOBE, Warwick University

This blog post focuses on the step-by-step process of producing the third GLOBE policy brief, authored by Dr Stephen Connelly and titled: “The Future of UK-EU Corporate Mobility”.  This brief is part of the GLOBE Centre Policy Brief Series launched in February 2018. The purpose of this…

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Policy Brief for Dr Farrand, GLOBE, Warwick University

This blog post focuses on the step-by-step process of producing the second GLOBE policy brief, authored by Dr Ben Farrand and titled: “Brexit: Mitigating Uncertainty in Intellectual Property Law and Policy”.  This brief is part of the GLOBE Centre Policy Brief Series launched in February 2018. The…

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How we Use Trello to Communicate Research

Condensing and visualising research for us involves lots of ‘coffee’ and ‘cappuccinos’ (literally and figuratively speaking…). In this blog post, we take you behind the scenes to show you how we use Trello to communicate research. Our projects need a Project Manager (PM), a Research…

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Using Cappuccinos to Explain How We Visualise Research

This blog post uses the art of making a cappuccino to explain how we visualise research findings. We’ll talk about how we turn a cup of purified filtered coffee (i.e. the condensed research that looks bland) into a deliciously flavoured cappuccino (i.e. hello! visual document)….

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Using Coffee to Explain How We Condense Research

This blog post uses the joy of making coffee to explain how we condense research from 10,000 words (i.e. the original research, the coffee beans) to 1,000 words (i.e. filtered coffee!) Two main activities underpin what we do: we condense research and visualise it. Project…

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New Visual Summary for Dr Jo Bates, Sheffield Uni

I met Dr Jo Bates from the University of Sheffield during a ‘Data and Society’ module as part of my Data Science MSc. I enjoyed her course because it made us think about data ethics in our society. After completing my course, she approached us…

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What We Learned From Failing To Meet Client Expectations

When I founded Research Retold, failing to meet client expectations was not exactly the first scenario I prepared for. This is probably because my brain was trying to protect me from a reality that’s not easy to confront. After a year of successfully managing and…

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Policy Brief for Dr Kokkinis, GLOBE, Warwick University

I was introduced to Dr Andreas Kokkinis and Dr Celine Tan from Warwick University after creating a 4-page visual summary on labour standards for Dr James Harrison. While impressed with the stand-alone document that was presented to policymakers in Brussels with great success and impact,…

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