Writing a compelling lay summary
Do you struggle with translating your research into plain language? Writing a compelling and concise lay summary has become an essential part of successful grant applications. Most funding agencies require a lay summary to inform the public and media of the nature of funded research projects. It is also one of the first sections read by grant application reviewers, making a case for the importance of the research at the outset.
This workshop will explore writing techniques and offer practical advice on crafting a clear and effective lay summary to make your research accessible to a wider audience.
This workshop will be facilitated by
Monique Roy-Sole. Research Communications Specialist, Office of the Vice-President, Research
Date and Location
Tuesday, February 26th 2019
- 2:30pm to 4pm
30 Stewart (room 312)
Our training room is located on the 3rd floor at 30 Stewart, a building that is not accessible to persons with limited mobility. Please advise us of your needs when registering for a workshop so that we can change the venue if needed.
All University of Ottawa full-time professors (tenured or tenure-track).