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How to create great visuals for your research paper

What will you learn?

  1. The importance of visual elements in a research manuscript
  2. When and how to use different types of visuals for your research paper
  3. What you should include in the visual element you choose for your research
  4. How do you evaluate the right visual tool to represent your data


Course Description

How do you create a successful manuscript and keep your readers engaged with your research? According to communication experts, presenting your research work through visual elements helps support your findings and enables you to present large amounts of data in concise, attractive formats. However, this task is not easy and not everyone gets it right!

Designed to equip you with the skills to visualize your data, this program introduces you to the different types of visual elements used in scientific writing. You will learn how to present relevant information in the form of graphs, tables, figures, and illustrations, and understand which format should be used to showcase your data most effectively. By the end of this course, you will be able to synthesize large amounts of scientific data, confidently manage different visual elements, and know which kind of elements work with each section of your research paper.


What topics will you cover?

Lecture 1: Introduction

Lecture 2: Objectives of the course

Lecture 3: Purpose of visuals in your research

Lecture 4: Analyze the need for visual elements

Lecture 5: Matching purpose to visual elements

Lecture 6: How to review the visuals used

Lecture 7: Summary and conclusion


Your Instructor


R Upskill
R Upskill

Part of Cactus Communications’ R ecosystem of tools and solutions for researchers, R Upskill is a learning platform that comprises of the largest collection of researcher-focused programs, developed by top academic experts. Learn anytime, anywhere with bite-sized online programs on research writing, journal publication, career development, science communication, funding, researcher wellness, and more. Our multi-format programs come with expert advice, practical examples, and a certificate on course completion, which allow researchers to apply what they’ve learnt to excel in real-world scenarios. Trusted by top academic institutions, and over 15,000 researchers, R Upskill empowers researchers to master new skills on the path to all-round researcher success.


Course Curriculum


  How to create great visuals for your research paper
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