Skills for Research Impact: Clear Language Writing

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Hone your clear communications skills! Get tips on how to structure and write clear language summaries of your research for dissemination to lay audiences.

Join Kim Garwood, Research and Editorial Specialist, Stiletto Consulting for this session.

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define what clear language communication is
  • Recall why clear language communication is important in Knowledge Mobilization
  • Explain the importance of identifying and understanding the needs of your audience
  • Evaluate the clarity of various communication pieces
  • Construct clear language communication using organization, language, and formatting strategies

This workshop series is a collaboration between the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance and the Research Innovation Office at the University of Guelph. For more information, contact us at

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