Effective Storytelling in Research Translation

Storytelling isn’t just for writers of fiction. As you engage in your research translation projects, developing the ability to effectively tell stories about your work will help your findings inform non-technical experts in ways they understand. Learn more about how to apply key storytelling components and use basic storytelling tips to better assist how you communicate about your project to reach greater impact.


  1. Explain what storytelling is,
  2. Describe the component parts of a story and
  3. Introduce an organizing principle that allows you to connect the concrete to the abstract in your storytelling.
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