Clear Language

Below are some resources that can help you turn complex science into language that everyone can understand.

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 **** Poster Template **** A poster template in Powerpoint to help you design your clear language poster based on a KTT project or a research project. KTT Poster Template

Reader Friendly Writing- 1:3:25

A guide from the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation describing the 1:3:25 writing method.

Reader Friendly Writing

Introduction to Writing for Change

A guide to clear language writing by the International Development Research Centre.

Writing for Change

KTT Program Poster (using the template)Using the plain language poster template; a summary of the work the KTT Program has been doing with the plain language poster template and the grad student involvement in our research exchange days. KTT Program Poster  
Poster Design: A Practical Guide for Scientists and Engineers  A resource developed by the British Science Association to help scientists and engineers create effective and attractive academic posters.  Poster Design Booklet

Plain Language: A Promising Strategy for Clearly Communicating Health Information and Improving Health Literacy

A guide written by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Plain Language Guide

Online Course in Science JournalismA free online course in multiple languages by the World Federation of Science Journalists and SciDev.Net Online Course

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