Taylor & Francis Cartoon Abstracts: communicating research in new ways

Published on 2016-11-10T11:44:35Z (GMT) by Taylor & Francis
<p>Cartoon Abstracts are a fun new way of visualising academic research, winning the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2016.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Each individual cartoon abstract summarises the original authors’ work through illustration, harnessing the overwhelming power of images over text. Illustrations can aid the understanding of difficult concepts, broaden the appeal of niche topics, and transcend language barriers. Elements of humour, intrigue, and parody can be found throughout many of the cartoons, which further increases audience engagement.</p>

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