Using Accessible Language in Research Project Communication

Instruction for Using Accessible Language in Research Project Communication

  1. accessible language
  2. communication
  4. research

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Scientific language is useful in many contexts, but often represents a barrier to access for those who need to use the information. Learn basic techniques to enhance the accessibility of your project’s communications to a variety of audiences through examples in verbal, written, and visual communication. Whether you’re communicating with partners, stakeholders, or general non-technical audiences, these concepts can assist in increasing clarity of research communication, engaging with diverse stakeholders, and tailoring messages for different audiences.


  1. To provide a rationale for increasing the accessibility in research communication training , and
  2. To provide examples and activities for further skill development around:
    1. Increasing clarity in research communication
    2. Engaging with diverse stakeholders
    3. Tailoring messages for specific audiences

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