How To Create Captivating Illustrations In Your Research Manuscript?
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Learn how to use effective figures, diagrams and other graphics to showcase your scientific data with this comprehensive program.
What you learn
The role of visuals in scientific writing
Methods used for visual representation of data
How and when to use illustrations to represent data
The most commonly used types of diagrams
Designing clear visual structures for your research
Tips to choose and create the right visual format for your data
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and this is especially true when it comes to scientific research. In fact, illustrations are a great way to consolidate data and explain complex concepts in an attractive and easy-to-understand manner. However, translating these technical concepts into illustrations can be a tricky task for most authors.
This comprehensive program will introduce you to the different types of illustrations commonly used in science writing, along with clear and concise guidelines on when and how to create each type of illustration. You will also learn how and when to use photographs, renderings, line drawings, infographics, symbols, icons, maps, legends, collages, and diagrams in your research paper. Simplify your technical writing through well-planned visuals and expand your readership with this program that ensures you understand and apply the best practices to create attractive visuals for your research paper.
Dr. Jacob D. Wickham, Academic Trainer Dr. Jacob Wickham, Managing Editor of the journal Integrative Zoology, is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Zoology in the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Entomology in Rutgers University. An award-winning and celebrated zoologist, Dr. Wickham has over 15 years of experience in academic publishing and had published several papers in high impact journals. Dr. Wickham has gained a lot of valuable experience in research and journal publishing over the years and is passionate about sharing his knowledge with researchers to help them in their publication journey.