Get research used: 6 tips for creating infographics for researchers

July 29, 2015

Infographics can be a powerful way to share your data and research. According to this Harvard Business Review article, “A great infographic is an instant revelation. It can compress time and space. … It can illuminate patterns in massive amounts of data. … It can make the abstract convincingly concrete.”

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NCCOR publishes white paper to complement Healthy Eating Index photo series

January 22, 2015

By visualizing the quality of the American diet and exploring findings from the Healthy-Eating Index-2010 (HEI-2010), researchers and the public can both benefit, according to a new white paper. “Visualizing Diet Quality at Multiple Levels of the Food Stream” uses HEI-2010 – a scoring metric developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and National […]

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New video, infographics, and photos highlight deficiencies in the current U.S. food supply

November 10, 2014

The dietary recommendations for eating healthy have not changed much in the past few decades—eat more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and cut back on calories, sugar, and fat. However, it might not be possible for everyone to eat this way even if they tried. A new study, published in the November issue of the […]

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New infographic explores how changing communities gets people moving

February 25, 2014

Communities across the nation are doing more to ensure that streets, sidewalks, schools, and parks support walking, biking, and playing. A new infographic from Active Living Research (ALR) highlights several studies that evaluated changes in physical activity after the implementation of built environment and programmatic modifications in different cities. For example, children are more likely […]

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New NCCOR infographics illuminate global reach

April 5, 2012

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) recently released new infographics pertaining to global usage of its Catalogue of Surveillance Systems and Measures Registry online tools.

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