Research Abstract in Lay Language

Knight Institute is in the process of publishing a digital encyclopedia of research abstracts written in lay language. As a result, the institute is inviting scholars from every discipline to submit their abstract.

These abstracts should be on research work previously published in journals and as dissertations.  Also, the institute are also accepting abstracts of papers presented at conferences.

Who can submit:

  1. Established scholars
  2. Graduate students (PhD Dissertations)
  3. Practitioners with expertise in their discipline

Reformatted abstracts (written in lay language) should be sent to