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The Guide to Communicating Research

This book aims to give people working in research, the evaluation of research or research communication the practical tools they need to bring research findings to life to create positive change in society. It’s written with the following people in mind: academics, researchers, evaluation managers, impact, communication and public relations (PR) officers, public affairs professionals, evidence producers, government researchers and knowledge mobilisation experts.

This book is for people who:

Produce research, whether as part of an academic institution or other research-producing organisation, such as non-governmental organisations (NGOs), civil society organisations (CSOs), think tanks, local and national government, and businesses.
Summarise existing research in position papers or policy briefings, working in policy, government or public affairs.
Evaluate research and need to share the findings of those evaluations within their teams and with external stakeholders.

This guide will help you:

Understand what research communication is.
Consider the benefits and challenges involved with research communication.
Learn about the four phases of a typical research project and what communication may look like for each of them, with concrete examples and tips.
Create a comprehensive communication plan for each phase of the research project to get clarity on what you want to achieve and be organised in doing so.
Produce accessible visual documents related to the research, aligned with your communication goals.