Communicating uncertainty – 7 tips

Communicating uncertainty – 7 tips

Risk and uncertainty is inherent in most research projects. Much of the information generated by research is not absolute and may change as new information emerges. This can make it difficult for researchers to communicate with people other than their peers and...
Quoting people in your story

Quoting people in your story

By using direct quotes, you can bring a story alive. Before you start writing the story, look at the quotes you’ve got from your sources and ask yourself the following questions: Does the quote state something in an interesting way or give information that should come...

Writing an e-newsletter

An electronic newsletter, or e‑newsletter, can be an effective way to communicate what your organisation is doing and keep people who are interested in your work informed. You can also use it as a marketing tool, giving useful information to the reader while...

Editing your own writing

It is well known that it is harder to edit your own writing than the writing of others. The best way to edit your writing of course is to use a professional editor. If your budget won’t stretch to that, ask a colleague or friend to review your work. A fresh pair of...