Search Results for Tag: Data Visualization

Go figure!

Figures– including diagrams, visual or geographic maps, graphs and other visualizations– can bring the narrative to life.  As is the case with many things, good figures add meaning to the thesis or dissertation, article, chapter, book, while inadequate figures can seed confusion or distract from the text. In a presentation, diagrams can engage the audience […]

Categories: Books, Creativity, Dissemination, Getting published, Journals, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised, Visual Maps, Visuals, Writing

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Data Visualization & Presentation With Microsoft Office: Read on SRM Open House

Visual communications are more important than ever. We need to draw readers into our articles, and keep attendees attention when presenting our work. During the SAGE Research Methods Open House, you can download book chapters as PDFs, or save the book and other related resources as a Reading List. This is a great opportunity to look […]

Categories: Big Data, MentorSpace, Mixed, Presenting, Qualitative, Quantitative, Research, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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Three Benefits of Interactive Visualization

Data in a table or spreadsheet is valuable, but as human beings, seeing patterns or being able to summarize tabular data can be challenging. Visualizations allow us to do exactly that – create a visual representation of the data, giving us a chance to see it and interpret complex data efficiently at a glance. Now, […]

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Academic ≠ Boring: Presenting Your Research

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week five is: Publishing and Presenting. You write about your ideas, research, and findings. But sometimes you also need to present your research. Presentations might include conferences or meetings of professional societies, in face-to-face or online settings. How can you approach such presentations with confidence, and […]

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Tips on Data Viz

  The basics For most of us, the fun bit of working with data and statistics is the visualization aspect. Many of us are visual learners, or at least understand information best when it’s simplified into a picture. This is especially true when dealing with data and statistics, which hide the meaning and significance of […]

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Supporting civil society organisations to deliver insights and impact from data: an ESRC and UK Data Service workshop, 17 October, Manchester

Are you a professional working in a civil society organisation that collects administrative or evaluation data, and who oversees strategy, reporting and campaigns? Are you interested in improving the way your organisation can translate data into knowledge? If so, please join our workshop with peer organisations to help shape ways of managing and sharing data […]

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Drawing on Data Viz to Improve Call Centers

Have you ever found yourself locked in a circular conversation about a missing bolt for your barbecue? Have you ever listened to classical hits for 10 minutes while you wait to argue about a discrepancy on your bank statement? If so, then you will understand the pain of the call center. The good news is […]

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Archived Webinar: Presenting Data Effectively

Crystal clear graphs, slides, and reports are valuable – they save an audience’s mental energies, keep a reader engaged, and make you look smart. This webinar held on June 6, 2017, covers the science behind presenting data effectively and will leave viewers with direct, pointed changes that can be immediately administered to significantly increase impact. […]

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Coping with Data Visualization’s Many Options

The late data visionary Hans Rosling mesmerized the world with his work, contributing to a more informed society. Rosling used global health data to paint a stunning picture of how our world is a better place now than it was in the past, bringing hope through data. Now more than ever, data are collected from […]

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Andy Kirk’s View from the Summit of Data Visualization

These are heady times for data visualization, says Andy Kirk, one of the apostles of the movement. There was a burst of growth last year, a move to focus more on message than ornamentation, and appeals to do battle with the forces of ‘post-truth.’ In this interview, Kirk addresses these issues and more in an era […]

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