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…

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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…

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Research presented as illustrations and infocomics

This post explores why research presented as illustrations and infocomics can be an effective communication tool. We discuss the definition of illustrations and infocomics and show examples from academia. Are you ready to find out how illustrations and infocomics can…

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Policy Briefs – Ways to Present Research

This blog focuses on four important aspects of writing policy briefs, offering practical examples of their structure. In contrast to infographics and visual summaries, the clue is in the name with policy briefs. The policy angle is key when producing…

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Creating a visual summary of your research

This post explores the topic of creating a visual summary of your research findings. We start by offering a definition of visual summaries and their use for research communication. We then discuss how to plan ahead and organise your content,…

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Presenting research in infographics

Whenever I introduce my business to people and explain what we do, people immediately think about presenting research in infographics. And indeed infographics are one of the four research support products available to our clients. In this post we will…

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What does it mean to ‘retell research’?

Each year approximately £6 billion are invested in research in the UK (UKRI). One problem is that the resulting research findings are under-utilised in decision-making processes because those who need to implement them don’t understand either a) the jargon and…

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New Visual Research Summary for Pf Caroline Dyer, Leeds University

I was introduced to Pf Caroline Dyer through a previous client, Pf Cristina Leston-Bandeira, also from the University of Leeds. We collaborated with Cristina in June this year and, following from that, she introduced us to Caroline. When Caroline and…

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Infographics and research

The use of infographics has seen a boom in 2013-2014 and for some talking about them in 2016 might seem a bit passé. But it’s important to remember that some industries may not have been so quick to catch on with the…

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