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  • November 2014

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How to write a science news story based on a research paper

Read the Guardian’s how-to guide for helpful hints on translating research to news.

Writing Research: Clarify Your Abstract
Writing a good abstract is key to getting your paper accepted for publications and presentations. Click here for a helpful guide on improving your abstract.

PopPov PowerPoint Template
Download a blank PopPov PowerPoint template for presentations.

Webinar on Making Effective Presentations About Research
On Dec. 20, 2011, Julie DaVanzo of RAND (julie@rand.org) conducted a webinar on how to make effective presentations about research. The one-hour training included how to: select material, develop and signal the structure, incorporate appropriate graphics, reorganize and correct common problems of chart design, design effective slides, present multivariate analyses, and wrap-up a presentation.
  • Download (right-click and save) the archived recording of the webinar to view it. (NOTE: Recording playback requires Flash 9.0.28 or higher. If your computer does not have Flash installed, you will be prompted to install it before playback begins).
  • Download the PowerPoint presentation notes.

Webinar on Best Practices for Presenters
Andy Goodman gave an hour-long session on how to more effectively communicate data-driven research at the Fifth Annual PopPov Research Conference.
  • Download Andy Goodman’s book, Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes.





Download a listing of upcoming events that are of interest to the Population and Poverty Research Network.

2015-2016 Calendar of Policy Events

2017-2018 Calendar of Policy Events


These stakeholder listings serve to facilitate the dissemination of research results and recommendations to the appropriate stakeholders in government, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector.

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