Guide for Communication#

This guide covers topics related to effective communication in research.

Data analysis process, statistics and project development can be overwhelming to make available to and to explain to people, especially when they are not already involved in this process. Therefore, data scientists should not only have a good understanding of data analysis techniques but also develop skills to communicate insights from their work in a clear, open, and accessible format that can help key stakeholders make meaningful decisions. There are many ways we can convey our insights responsibly that can resonate with and impact our target audience.

A network of people exchanging and sharing different information

Fig. 78 Communication network for sharing, learning and teaching. The Turing Way project illustration by Scriberia. Used under a CC-BY 4.0 licence. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3332807.#

In this guide, we welcome contributions to developing chapters and guidance on effectively communicating the data-driven outcome to different audience types who may or may not be aware of scientific data analytics. We are excited to support data scientists like you to develop skills ranging from how to make your work openly available, interactive visualisation, how to give a talk, writing your first paper, and being interviewed by the media.

The Turing Way itself is a Jupyter Book, which is an open source tool for building beautiful, publication-quality books, websites and documents from source material that contains computational content. Please also consider how we can make our communications about this more exciting! Check out our contributing guidelines to get involved.