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S.3 Ep.3 - Narratives in Science Writing
Episode 33rd March 2021 • It's going to be all write • NMBU Writing Centre
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People love stories, but science writers might not consider their writing as a form of story telling.

In this episode, Niklas and Clay explore when narrative structures and techniques are valuable, why they are practical, and how to use narrative techniques in scientific and academic writing. Science writing might seem like you need to stick to the 'facts' or use what is referred to as 'anti-narrative' writing, but we go over some reasons for why narratives can help your research become more compelling for your reading audience.

We shared some visuals during this podcast, which can be seen on our YouTube Channel, or you can follow the first link below.

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The Plot Spiral

https://www.annaclemens.com/blog/story-structure-scientific-paper

Narrative and "Anti-Narrative' in Science

https://academic.oup.com/icb/article/58/6/1224/5032878

Using Narratives and Storytelling to Communicate Science with Nonexpert audiences

https://www.pnas.org/content/111/Supplement_4/13614

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