How To Create Captivating Illustrations In Your Research Manuscript?

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How To Create Captivating Illustrations In Your Research Manuscript?

R Upskill

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Learn how to use effective figures, diagrams and other graphics to showcase your scientific data with this comprehensive program.

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2 hours

English

video + text

Certificate on completion

Online, On-demand learning

Access on any device

13 modules

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

Description

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.

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Modules

LECTURE 1 |Document/Slides

Introduction

5 mins

LECTURE 2 |Document/Slides

Objectives of the course

5 mins

LECTURE 3 |Document/Slides

Slides to computer presentations

10 mins

LECTURE 4 |Document/Slides

Importance of illustrations

10 mins

LECTURE 5 |Document/Slides

Types of illustrations

10 mins

LECTURE 6 |Document/Slides

Symbols and graphics

10 mins

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R Upskill

R Upskill

A scholarly learning platform with the largest collection of researcher-focused programs developed by top academic experts.

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90+ programs for researchers

All-round skills development

Interactive Publication Coaches

Multiple formats (Video, Text, PDF)

Self-paced, bite-sized programs

Online, on-demand learning

Developed by senior academics

Course completion certificates

Trusted by global institutions

World-class instructors

PhD, John Hopkins University School of MedicinePhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor, Kent State University, Ohio

Founder, Codemy

Only 31% of researchers are offered training to support their skill development.

Wellcome Trust Survey (2020)

Trusted by global institutions


World-class instructors

PhD, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor, Kent State University, Ohio

Founder, Codemy