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March 24, 2017
Plain-language summaries of research

On the edition of March 2017, eLive has published a serie of 4 articles titled “Plain-language summaries of research”.

eLife is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal for the biomedical and life sciences. Most research articles published in the journal include an “eLife digest”, a non-technical summary of the research findings aimed at a lay audience. Since December 2014, the journal has been sharing a selection of the digests on the blog publishing platform Medium.
On the edition of March 2017, eLive has published a serie of 4 articles titled “Plain-language summaries of research”. The articles that you will find on this serie are the following ones:

Writing for different readers
Peter Rodgers
More could be done to make research papers readily understandable by the public.

An inside guide to eLife digests
Stuart RF King, Emma Pewsey and Sarah Shailes
After summarizing over 2,400 articles in plain language, the eLife Features team shares what it has learnt about writing and editing for a broad audience.

Something for everyone
Sarah Shailes
Journals and other scientific organizations produce a diverse variety of plain-language summaries.

The value of a healthy relationship
Bridget M Kuehn
Biomedical science benefits when plain language allows patients to engage with all stages of the research process.

 

 

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