Kudos Communications

Reach, engagement and impact services for the research community

Kudos is a professional communications company working with research groups and institutions all over the world to build their global visibility and impact.

Through our award-winning platform and bespoke communication and impact services, we can help you reach a broad audience and accelerate the impact potential of your research.

Kudos staff are expert communicators and know how to get the attention of the many diverse audiences that can benefit from your research. Whether it’s policymakers, educators, academics in your own or allied fields, the business community, or the public more generally – we will interpret complex technical information into simple and compelling stories that cut-through the ‘noise’ to help your research have real and lasting impact.

We will help you present powerful profiles of your research and track and report on resulting audience interest and engagement. We will leverage our own distribution networks, social media and other platforms to ensure your message travels far and wide. We will help you collect and log evidence of impact.

Whether you need help developing and delivering a full communications and impact plan, writing a powerful story about your research, or putting together an influential impact case study – we can help. Our designers, writers and communication experts together can ensure your research fulfils its potential in the world.

Our network

Through the services we provide, we’ve helped 350,000 researchers, affiliated with over 10,000 institutions in over 120 countries worldwide, reach a global audience with information about their research. Our award-winning platform has generated over 62 million views of research projects and publications. We partner with Impact Science – a leading research communication and impact agency - to deliver a complete service that covers editorial support, multi-media production, media outreach, social media, digital marketing and impact training and consultancy.

 

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Our Services

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The award-winning, cloud-based platform for profiling your research and reporting on your reach and engagement.

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Editorial services

Our expert team of writers can interpret and translate complex research findings into simple and compelling language to help a broad audience find, understand and apply your work.

 

 

 

 

Infographics

A simple visual summary of a project, publication or area of research activity. These can be widely shared to help expand and broaden awareness of your research.

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Animated videos

2-3 minute audio-visual summaries of a research article, project, or initiative. They present complex information in an easy-to-understand format.

 

 

Smart conference posters

A simple summary of your research to use at conference, to help you get attention and build your network.

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Plans & Pricing

Standard communications package

£500
Price is for a single user for 12 months*; additional users can be added at £500 per person per annum.

For individuals and small groups who want a self-service tool for creating and sharing a research project webpage, with comprehensive tracking and reporting on audience reach and attention.

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12 months access to
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Create and manage your own project page
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Feature on the Kudos showcase site
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Track and report on your reach and engagement
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Advanced communications package

£1,250
Price is for a single user for 12 months*; additional users can be added at £500 per person per annum.

For individuals and small groups who want professional communications support for creating a research project webpage, with comprehensive tracking and reporting on audience reach and attention.

Everything in the standard package, plus:
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Editorial support to create your project page †

Professional communications package

£2,150
Price is for a single user for 12 months*; additional users can be added at £500 per person per annum.

For individuals and small groups who want a complete communications support package for a research project or programme with comprehensive tracking and reporting on audience reach and attention.

Everything in the advanced package, plus:
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Multimedia communications package ‡

Bespoke communications support

The following services can be purchased alone or as an add-on to our standard, advanced and professional communications packages:

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3-4 minute researcher explainer video
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2 minute animation video
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Premium infographic
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Press release and distribution
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Editorial services
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Smart conference poster

* See Kudos Pro for a self-service option to create your own project webpage and use the award-winning Kudos platform to share and track resulting audience reach and engagement. A read-only version of your project website remains live at end of 12 month subscription period. A renewal is required for read-write access at £500 per user for ongoing editing and reporting.

† Up to 1,200 word, with two revisions.

‡ Your choice of two of the following: infographic, video, smart conference poster.

Additional Services

In addition, we can create comprehensive communication and impact plans, research and write impact case studies, support engagement with stakeholders, and conduct in-depth evaluation of resulting impact. We can arrange onsite communications and impact training and webinars for research groups, departments, and institutions. Contact us to discuss your requirements.