This guide, developed by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), offers guidance on the use of data visualization, the different stages of visualization development and how it is relevant to communicating your research.
Making your research accessible
If research can’t be found, or is not easily understood by target audiences it simply does not travel, falling at the first hurdle in the process of trying to bring about change.
Kennedy Oulu shares his experiences of trying to integrate ICT during the design phase of a research project, and reflects on some of the benefits in terms of expanding buy-in and increasing the transparency of the research process.
These guidelines, developed through the University of Cape Town’s OpenUCT Initiative take academics through a four step process to improving their online presence, and taking charge of their online visibility.
Open data on the web makes it possible to take information on research from many sources, and to generate ‘mash-ups’ that make it available in different places, on different platforms, and in ways that support action and impact.
Data and statistics are a powerful way to communicate development research. Solid figures can add weight and sustenance to research…
HERproject, a Global initiative that delivers women’s health education programs in participating factories across Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Mexico, Pakistan,…
A report by the Research Information Network (RIN) has explored how researchers in the UK use electronic journals.
Roger Highfield, editor of New Scientist, has started a new blog, ‘The S Word’, covering science and policy. Science policymaking…
Those of us with a good internet connection and questions to ask often turn to Wikipedia.
As websites have become more complex, the length of web addresses (URLs) has grown, and they have become increasingly unwieldy….