How To Use Graphs And Charts In Research Paper?
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Learn how to present large amounts of complex scientific data in a simple, effective way with the help of detailed descriptions, practical tips, and quizzes.
What you learn
How to use graphs and charts to help readers interpret data
The difference between graphs and charts
Types of graphs/charts used in scientific writing
Properties and elements of an effective chart
The colors, tones, and textures of a chart
Using available software/program to create a chart
Graphs and charts are important components of any research paper. They not only help you present complex information in a visual way, allowing readers to easily process your findings, but also boost your readership and drive impact. However, poorly crafted tables and figures can confuse readers and reduce the effectiveness of your research.
This well-structured program does a deep dive into presenting scientific data through graphs and charts in your manuscript. Beginning with a detailed explanation on the key differences between a graph and a chart, this course helps you navigate the different types of visuals, explains the anatomy of a graph/chart, and explains when to use such graphical representation. You also get step-by-step instructions on how to design effective, visually appealing graphs and charts on your own using available computer spreadsheets and presentation software.
**Dr. Christina Cho, Cancer biologist, Freelance scientific and medical writer ** Christina Cho, PhD is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, and is investigating the molecular mechanisms driving the development and progression of colorectal and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas. She’s spent the last ten years working in academic research, developing a range of skills that will help her lead a research laboratory. Her skills include the ability to independently develop and execute experiments, lead research projects, teach and train junior postdocs and students, write manuscripts and grants, and give oral presentations in both intramural and extramural conferences.