When you finish your analysis, the challenge has just begun! This page contains resources for communicating the results of your research through scientific articles, blogs, presentations, and more.
Peer-reviewed journals and discussion paper series
- How do I write a scientific paper: A compilation of tips on how to present the results of a study in a scientific paper, prepared by the Applied Ecology Research Group at the University of Canberra.
- How to Write Applied Papers in Economics: This paper provides detailed guidance about how to prepare the title, abstract, introduction, structure, theoretical framework, data and statistics, empirical framework, results, discussion, and conclusions of an effective paper in applied economics written by Dr. Marc Bellemare.
- How to write the abstract of your development economics paper: This blog by Dr. David Evans provides guidance for writing paper abstracts.
- How to Write the Introduction of Your Development Economics Paper: A detailed guide for writing the introduction of a research paper written by Dr. David Evans.
- Public Health Writing Guide: This guide from the Boston University School of Public Health provides detailed guidance for effective scientific writing and publishing.
- The Introduction Formula: A brief guide written by Dr. Keith Head about the key components of the introduction of an academic paper.
- The Conclusion Formula: A guide to writing the conclusion of a research paper written by Dr. Marc Bellemare.
- Writing a Better Research Article: This article by Dr. Thomas Lang provides guidance on writing a clear, concise research article; what to include in each section of the article; and how to navigate the publication process.
- How to write a blogpost from your journal article: A reflection on how and why to effectively communicate research findings through a blog.
- Blogs of interest to researchers in agriculture, food systems, nutrition, and health
- ANH Academy Blog: A blog that highlights research, policy, and events related to agriculture, food systems, nutrition, and health
- Development Impact: A World Bank blog focused on news, methods, and insights about impact evaluation
- Economics for Food and Nutrition Policy: A teaching blog written by Dr. William Masters
- Food Systems Idea Exchange: A blog that showcases food systems research curated by the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health
- Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange: A blog that showcases research on connections between agriculture, nutrition, health, and gender curated by the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health
- IFPRI Blogs: A set of blogs from the International Food Policy Research Institute focused on research and issues in international development
- Food Politics: A blog written by Dr. Marion Nestle
- Marc. F Bellemare: A blog focused on agricultural and applied economics written by Dr. Marc Bellemare
- Planetary Health Alliance Blog: A blog curated by the Planetary Health Alliance
- State of the Planet: A blog curated by the Columbia University Earth Institute
- The Food Archive: A blog about food and nutrition science, politics, and culture
- U.S. Food Policy: A public policy focused blog written by Dr. Parke Wilde
- DataLab at Tufts Workshops: The Tufts DataLab website features recordings of workshops including a workshop on using Esri Story Maps.
- Guide to better Beamer presentations: A set of recommendations written by Dr. Keith Head for making presentations using Beamer, a LaTeX class that can be sued to create slideshows.
Communicating to non-researchers
- Communicating Research to a General Audience: An article from Inside Higher Ed about how to explain research clearly for a general audience.
- Communicating with Interactive Articles: A set of interactive articles form multiple disciplines that use various data visualization techniques.
- Do-It-Yourself Dissemination Tool Kit: This toolkit from Johns Hopkins University Research provides guidance for disseminating research to a variety of stakeholders, including advocacy groups, program and policy decision makers, funders, elected officials, and the media.
- From Nutrition Scientist to Nutrition Communicator: An article in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition about why and how to communicate nutrition research to the public.
- Resources for Communicating with Non-Scientists: A set of tips, resources, and language choices for communicating scientific research to non-scientists developed by the Tulane University Libraries.